The smoking legal age is set to increase from 18 to 21 at the start of the New Year. Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Public Law 34-01 will raise the legal age for access to tobacco products. [...]
It was Speaker Benjamin Cruz who wrote the bill. Cruz said that the bill became a law because of the young people in Guam. They believe that increasing the legal age is a cost effective way to save money and lives.