Headlines Tagged with Guam — 163 headlines found
That concerns Vice-Speaker B.J. Cruz who authored the bill raising the cigarette tax. That bill is now P.L. 30-80. Under that law, the tax on smokeless tobacco products is just $1.05, not the $3 dollars imposed on a pack of 20 cigarettes.
Dec 10, 2013 Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Dec 10, 2013 17:22
[Guam] Cruz Bill Would Raise Tax on Smokeless Tobacco Products to the Same Level as the Tax on Cigarettes
Vice Speaker Benjamin Cruz has introduced a bill to make tax rates on smokeless tobacco equal to cigarettes. The aim is to reduce consumption of all tobacco products and prevent the associated harm it causes..
Oct 14, 2013 Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Oct 14, 2013 07:07
Two international duty-free retailers filed separate protests yesterday against the Guam airport agency's recent signing of a contract for prime retail space at the airport terminal despite ethical and legal concerns.
May 31, 2013 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added May 30, 2013 19:13
[Guam] VIDEO: Cigarette Tax Collections May Be Lower Because Importer Is Using Tax Credits to Offset the Tax
"We received testimony from Rev&Tax that said part of the decrease might be the fact that a tax credit had been utilized by a importer and they used tax credit to offset their cigarette tax and so in the budget bill we I believe we included a provision t
Jan 16, 2013 Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Jan 16, 2013 07:36
Vice Speaker B.J. Cruz has introduced a resolution which calls on the Obama Administration and the U.S. Senate to support and ratify the World Health Organization's [WHO] "Framework Convention on Tobacco Control" [FCTC].
Jan 15, 2013 Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Jan 15, 2013 15:23
Dec 19, 2012 KUAM (gu)
added Dec 19, 2012 03:22
Effective immediately, the Department of Public Health and Social Services will not hire people who smoke.
Dec 19, 2012 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Dec 18, 2012 14:56
Statistics from the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse show that more than 60 percent of cancers on Guam are due to tobacco use. Statistics also show that every cigarette smoked takes seven minutes off a person's life.
Sep 9, 2012 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Sep 8, 2012 22:01
The website can be found at https://www.quitnow.net/guam/ and is an extension of the Tobacco Free Guam Quitline telephone cessation service, 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
Jun 27, 2012 Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Jun 27, 2012 13:25
May 4, 2012 KUAM (gu)
added May 4, 2012 12:51