Headlines Tagged with Micronesia — 30 headlines found
Within a year, the government of Guam will be required to place government stamps on all tobacco products – a change intended to better monitor and improve the collection of tobacco taxes. There currently is a sin tax of $3 per pack of cigarettes. Speak
Oct 20, 2017 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
The complaint states Brouillard's strategies to gain access to S.S. and other boys included allowing the boys to smoke tobacco, and rewarding them by often taking them out to McDonald's or other restaurants.
Oct 18, 2017 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:54
A new bill that proposes to impose further restrictions on the legal smoking age was mostly greeted with support yesterday as several advocacy and awareness groups gathered again at the public hearing room of the Guam Legislature to provide input on the
Feb 23, 2017 postguam.com (gu)
added Feb 23, 2017 20:54
Lawmakers Wednesday afternoon will hold a public hearing on a measure that proposes to raise the legal age of purchasing tobacco and tobacco-related products on Guam from 18 to 21. The same measure passed the Legislature last term by a 9-6 vote. Gov. Ed
Feb 22, 2017 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:37
Contrary to what people might think, vaping for teens is not illegal. The Youth Protection Act addresses “tobacco products and electronic cigarettes,” but there are those who are working to include vaping as well.
Nov 15, 2017 postguam.com (gu)
added Nov 15, 2017 22:27
The cost of a pack of cigarettes would increase by $1 under legislation introduced yesterday morning by Speaker Benjamin Cruz, who plans to submit the proposal to voters in the General Election next year.
Oct 13, 2017 postguam.com (gu)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:37
A new bill introduced by Speaker Benjamin Cruz wants to expand the ban on smoking in public places to also prohibit the use of electronic smoking devices in the same locations. "Vaping is a choice. Breathing isn't," said Cruz, who introduced Bill 198-34
Oct 11, 2017 postguam.com (gu)
added Oct 11, 2017 20:02
[Micronesia, Northern Marianas Islands] Community urged to call for smoke-free bars, other establishments
NON-COMMUNICABLE Disease Bureau Administrator Becky Robles is hoping that community members will continue to call for 24-hour, smoke-free bars and other establishments. “We need to work with our community stakeholders to continue to discover loopholes i
Jul 21, 2017 Marianas Variety (mp)
added Jul 21, 2017 05:14
Laws that prohibit smoking in public places like bars and restaurants help improve the health of workers and the general community. As a matter of protecting the public’s health, Bill 143 makes sense for our community and should become law.
Jan 22, 2016 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:46
Aug 30, 2000 Reuters
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