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Legal smoking age going from 18 to 21 on New Year's Day

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Adelup confirms Governor Eddie Calvo will let Bill 9 lapse into law essentially raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Bill 9 passed this month with a unanimous vote by senators.

The bill was introduced by Speaker BJ Cruz and would raise the legal smoking age on Guam for tobacco products and e-cigarettes.

By raising the smoking age, Guam joins over 220 municipalities in 16 states and the entire state of Hawaii and California.

The new law goes into effect on January 1, 2018.

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