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[Michigan] LaFAIVE/NESBIT: $1 Cigarette Tax Hike Helps Smugglers, Not Health Outcomes

research by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and others has shown how very high tobacco taxes come with negative unintended consequences — and don’t necessarily improve health outcomes either.
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Nov 25, 2015 17:01

[Michigan] New poll shows strong support for restrictions on e-cigarettes

Researchers find e-cigarettes are less dangerous than smoking tobacco, but they add not enough is known about the long-term health effects of vaping or whether vaping will discourage or encourage people to use tobacco products. Greg Conley is with the A
Michigan Radio
added Nov 16, 2015 20:43

[Michigan] Teens and parents agree: Electronic cigarettes need restrictions

Majority opinion on e-cigarettes: Should be taxed, come with health warnings, be restricted in public spaces; candy flavors should be banned
University of Michigan Health System
added Nov 16, 2015 20:15

[Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Texas] FDA Shuts Down Tobacco Sales at Stores That Sell to Minors

shut down tobacco sales at eight shops that have repeatedly sold products to kids under 18. The stores — in New Jersey, Michigan, Missouri, Maryland and Illinois — have 30 days to stop selling tobacco products or appeal, the FDA said.
Texhoma (KFDX NBC 3, KJTL FOX 18 and KJBO MyTV 35) (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Nov 11, 2015 02:31

[Michigan] Fire that killed 2 in Kentwood caused by 'careless' smoking

A fire that started inside a Wingate Apartments unit, killing two people inside, was the result of the "careless" use of smoking materials inside, authorities say.
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Oct 24, 2015 03:39

[Michigan] Ingham County Wants To Regulate E-Cigarettes

Local health leaders want to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers. Tonight talks on regulating electronic cigarettes will begin in Ingham County. The number of teens using e-cigarettes has jumped dramatically. Studies show e-cigarette use amon
WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
added Oct 23, 2015 07:50

Michigan Senate votes to increase fines for selling tobacco to minors

voted unanimously to increase fines for selling tobacco to minors for the first time since at least 1988. "In some respects, this just adjusts it for inflation, but I thought it was a good move to make," said sponsoring Sen. Steve Bieda, D-Warren. The b
Michigan Live
added Oct 6, 2015 22:42
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[Michigan] Lourdes Leon, 18, throws back a Bud Light at mother Madonna's Detroit arena gig, even though she can't legally drink alcohol until she's 21

The star told NBC's Rock Center's Harry Smith: 'Cigarette smoking I’m not very fond of - for anyone. I don’t approve of anyone smoking cigarettes, most of all my daughter.' She added: 'Honestly I don’t think I’m as tough as I should be. I think I need to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 23:10

[Michigan] A Word from Dr. Pfenninger: Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm and lung cancer in smokers

Conclusions: Smokers should be aware of two screening tests that are now covered by private insurances and Medicare to reduce the risk of dying from lung cancer and abdominal aortic aneurysm. Guidelines are noted above.
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Sep 10, 2015 09:28

[Michigan] No smoking? It used to be a burning issue for state biz

It wasn't until Dec. 18, 2009, that Michigan became the 38th state to pass a general smoking ban, which took effect May 1, 2010. It banned smoking in restaurants and bars with the exemption of casinos and cigar bars. That was called the Dr. Ron Davis A
Crain's Detroit Business
added Sep 6, 2015 19:35
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