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VIDEO: Should smoking be allowed again in Michigan bars, restaurants?

A growing number of residents and business owners are pushing for changes to the state law banning smoking in bars, restaurants and veteran's halls. "Ban the Ban Michigan" is proposing an amendment to current state law that would allow smoking in outdoor
WWMA-TV: FOX 17 (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Apr 27, 2016 21:45

Michigan's Cigar Tax Cap Extended to 2021

Cigar smokers in Michigan won’t be seeing an increase in tax on their favorite cigars in the coming years, as Gov. Rick Snyder signed a five-year extension to the cap on cigar taxes yesterday, which will keep things as is through Oct. 31, 2021.
added Apr 21, 2016 10:40

[Michigan] Dearborn City Council approves smoking bans in parks

Call it a compromise, or just a good start. The Dearborn City Council approved a measure banning smoking in some of its parks, and limiting it in others. On Tuesday, council members unanimously approved the change that will restrict smoking within 15 fe
Southgate (MI) Press & Guide
added Apr 18, 2016 22:04

Michigan LGBT Community Centers Offer 2016 Smoking Cessation Programs

LGBT community centers across the state have teamed up to provide a multitude of programs and cessation techniques to help smokers quit. Tobacco consumption is responsible for nearly 480,000 deaths annually in the United States, nearly 10 percent of whic
Pride Source Media Group (Livonia, MI)
added Apr 13, 2016 23:41

[Michigan] Man pulls gun on clerk after he's told to stop smoking at gas station

It all started when the gas station worker who does not want to be identified, told several men to stop smoking near a propane tank outside the gas station.
WJBK FOX 2 (Southfield, MI)
added Apr 5, 2016 17:06

Poll: Most Want Compromise on Michigan Smoking Ban / Michigan group proposes amendment to “one of the strictest smoking bans in existence.”

86% want a compromise on Michigan’s statewide smoking ban, according to a recent poll conducted by Ban the Ban Michigan. “We already knew this law was unpopular,” says group spokesperson Sheri Woody, who owns the City Lounge in Romulus. “Now our poll sho
PR MediaRelease
added Apr 4, 2016 15:44
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[Michigan] Dearborn to consider smoking ban in parks at upcoming meeting

After months of study, the City Council received a recommendation from the Recreation and Parks Commission to restrict tobacco smoking to certain areas in 20 neighborhood parks and prohibit it in miniparks with play equipment.
Southgate (MI) Press & Guide
added Mar 25, 2016 22:41

[Michigan, North Carolina] Tobacco giant gave $250000 to group representing black-owned newspapers

After National Newspaper Publishers Association President Benjamin Chavis Jr. visited Reynolds American’s headquarters ...Reynolds American last year gave $250,000 to the organization, which from its Washington, D.C., headquarters represents the interests
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 17, 2016 16:47

[Michigan] Ex-judge says without state money Detroit schools will close

Governor Snyder is seeking $72 million annually over 10 years to fund the plan, using money from Michigan's share of a nationwide settlement with U.S. tobacco companies.
added Mar 12, 2016 21:32

[Michigan] Updated OCC smoking policy includes e-cigarettes

Oakland Community College students accustomed to smoking electronic cigarettes and vaping on campus grounds will have to find another place to figuratively light up, officials said. A Jan. 11 campuswide email went out on recent changes made to OCC’s no s
C & G Newspapers
added Mar 10, 2016 20:49
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