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[Michigan] Tribe Can’t Revive Claims In Mich. Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

refused Friday to reconsider his decision nixing some claims asserted by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community in challenging state authorities taxing tribal tobacco products, reaffirming the legitimate reach of state tobacco taxes into “ceded” tribal land.
Law360
added Jul 24, 2017 15:39
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[Michigan] Manistique parks become smoke-free

The city of Manistique was recently recognized by the Sault Tribe Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH) Grant ­Project for designating parks and outdoor recreation areas tobacco-free, which include cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and e-cigarettes.
Escanaba (MI) Daily Press
added Jul 20, 2017 18:26
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[Michigan] Tribe Urges Judge To Rethink Order In Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is asking a Michigan federal judge to rethink his earlier ruling in favor of state tax authorities over claims involving tribal tobacco products, knocking his interpretation of a circuit court precedent.
Law360
added Jul 18, 2017 03:07
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[Michigan] BUTT  OUT Hazards of cigarette filters addressed at event

These are just some of the cigarette butts picked up at a Wednesday cleanup at McCarty’s Cove. Earlier in the day, “Nine Lives of a Cigarette Butt,” a presentation at Northern Michigan University, took place to educate people about environmental and hea
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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Smoking on decline in Michigan, but lung cancer deaths are up

Cigarette sales in Michigan have dropped by two-thirds since the early 1980s, but lung cancer deaths are continuing to inch up -- part of the devastating legacy of tobacco use in Michigan. An estimated 21 percent of Michigan adults smoked cigarettes in 2
Michigan Live
added Jul 10, 2017 16:56
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[Michigan] Careless smoking caused Walker apartment fire that displaced more than 18

Munn said a woman had been smoking on the balcony of her third-floor apartment unit at The Orchards at Four Mile when she pinched off the end of her cigarette to put it out. Smoldering ash from the tip fell between the balcony and shingles, and was fanne
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Jul 7, 2017 03:13
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[Michigan] Mich. Tribe Loses Some Claims In Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

he Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has lost out on some of its claims against Michigan tax authorities after a federal judge ruled that the state’s seizures of and tax levies on tobacco products fell in line with prior court rulings. U.S. District Judge Pa
Law360
added Jul 3, 2017 18:24
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[Michigan] KONIGSBERG: Letters to the Editor: Editorial missed mark

“Change in age to purchase tobacco is very bad idea” indicates to me your editorial board’s thinking is absurd...teens...rely on their friends aged 18-20 to buy cigarettes for them. A 2001 published report indicates that 90 percent of persons buying cigar
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jul 2, 2017 14:14
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[Michigan] Clearing the air: Top court will look at hookah tobacco case

The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the months ahead. Among the issues: Whether the definition of "manufacturer" in Michigan law was clear enough to put Shami on notice.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 25, 2017 17:46
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Michigan Supreme Court to look at hookah tobacco case

man who mixes his own tobacco for water pipes... State investigators accused Samer Shami of manufacturing tobacco without a license. A Wayne County judge threw out the charge, saying blending tobacco isn't the same as making it. But the state appeals cou
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Jun 25, 2017 17:46
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