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[Guam, Micronesia] Local groups support bill to raise smoking age

Legislation to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 received overwhelming support from several local organizations during a public hearing at the Legislature on Wednesday afternoon. Guam Cancer Care, the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, Health Partn
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:36
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[Micronesia, Northern Marianas Islands] Massage therapist files pregnancy-discrimination lawsuit against employer

Mirage Corp. permitted its customers to smoke cigarettes inside one or more of its business locations and smoking was permitted in general areas in which other customers and or employees were present. There were no measures taken to designate an enclosed
Marianas Variety (mp)
added Jan 30, 2017 18:32
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Cancer society salutes new smoking law

saluting Guam lawmakers for the recently passed Bill 143, which seeks to strengthen the anti-smoking Natasha Protection Act... The bill lapsed into law without the signature of Gov. Eddie Calvo, according to the governor’s spokeswoman. While the governor
postguam.com (gu)
added Feb 9, 2016 07:13
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[Guam, Micronesia] Lawsuit: Priest lured boys into homosexual lifestyle, smoking

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.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:54
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[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
Marianas Variety (mp)
added Jul 21, 2017 05:14
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Smoking age bill revisited

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
postguam.com (gu)
added Feb 23, 2017 20:54
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[Guam, Micronesia] Public hearing on bill to raise smoking age Wednesday

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
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:37
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[Guam, Micronesia] Editorial: Let’s raise awareness of dangers of vaping

On Guam, we must step up efforts to clamp down on local teens’ use of e-cigarettes. Parents, teachers and other adults must educate teens about the dangers of vaping before a generation gets hooked. Stores must follow the law and not sell e-cigarettes to
postguam.com (gu)
added Aug 2, 2018 18:23
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] $1 tax hike for pack of cigarettes proposed

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.
postguam.com (gu)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:37
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Ban on vaping proposed

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
postguam.com (gu)
added Oct 11, 2017 20:02
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