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[Michigan] Report: State health insurance plans fall short on smoking cessation

Jim Harrington with the Lung Association says in Michigan, many plans aren't covering the drugs or therapy needed to help people quit. "We find that the two put together offer the best chances in quitting, so not complying with that then has a big impa
Michigan Radio
added Apr 2, 2015 02:45

[Michigan] E-cigs, medical marijuana banned at Muskegon Community College e-cigarette

The board of trustees recently updated the college's no-smoking policy to reflect changing times. While there have been reports of students smoking e-cigarettes in class, there have been none of students partaking in medical marijuana, said college Presi
Muskegon (MI) Chronicle
added Mar 27, 2015 14:18

[Michigan] Flint police investigate image of baby smoking a cigarillo

Several people have sent private Facebook messages to the department expressing their concern about the photo, according to information released on the department's Facebook page. "We're looking into the photograph and doing as much as we can with what
Flint (MI) Journal
added Mar 17, 2015 15:06

[Michigan] Who can blow the largest e-cigarette vapor cloud? Contests at Vapor House answer that question

Personal vaporizer enthusiasts compete Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Vapor House in Saginaw to see who can create the largest vapor cloud. Mike Bauer, 26, is one of the entrants in the "cloud competition," in which e-cigarette enthusiasts face off in a brack
Saginaw (MI) News
added Mar 8, 2015 22:41

[Michigan] Public hearing set for county-wide indoor e-cigarette ban

Washtenaw County residents will get a chance to share their feelings on a proposal to add e-cigarettes to the county's indoor smoking ban. The board of commissioners has set a public hearing for March 18 after passing a resolution out of the Ways and Mea
Ann Arbor (MI) News
added Mar 8, 2015 15:25

[Michigan] State bars municipalities from enacting tobacco laws

State law preempts local governments from enacting their own measures regulating tobacco sales. The measure was part of Proposal A, the school finance reform measure approved by voters in 1994. Tobacco companies actually spent a lot of money fighting Pr
Lansing (MI) State Journal
added Mar 8, 2015 14:27

[Michigan] Ordinance focuses on minors in possession of tobacco, e-cigarettes

Sterling Heights police are cracking down on minors purchasing, possessing and using tobacco products, including a relatively new form of nicotine delivery known as an “e-cigarette.”
Macomb (MI) Daily
added Feb 25, 2015 14:44
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[Michigan] Rochester joins communities with e-cigarette ban

This latest ordinance, passed unanimously by Rochester City Council on Feb. 9, prohibits selling or otherwise providing minors with e-cigarettes as well as their possession by minors. It also forbids minors from furnishing e-cigarettes to other minors.
Daily Oakland (MI) Press
added Feb 18, 2015 16:16
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[Michigan] MSU could be tobacco free yet this year

Michigan State University is looking to join the ranks of tobacco-free state schools. A newly-formed task force has been charged with working out the logistics of prohibiting tobacco use on the 5,198-acre campus.
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Feb 11, 2015 06:19

Analysis: High Cigarette Taxes Contributing to Increased Smuggling Rates in Michigan, Elsewhere

“People don’t realize the degree to which government induces illegal and dangerous activity with bad policy,” said Michael LaFaive, director of the Mackinac Center’s Morey Fiscal Policy Initiative. “In this case, individuals cross borders for personal sm
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Feb 10, 2015 07:42
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