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[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
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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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[Michigan] All Swartz Creek parks have gone smoke-free

Effective this year, all city parks -- Elms Road, Winshall and Bicentennial -- are all smoke-free. That makes Swartz Creek the first municipality in Genesee County to ban smoking in all public parks, said Ann Goldon, health educator for the Genesee Count
Michigan Live
added Feb 6, 2015 18:12
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[Michigan] Marquette looks to ban smoking at Presque Isle Park

Monday the City Commission directed staff to begin drafting a new ordinance that would ban smoking at the park. After some back-and-forth discussion the commission narrowly passed the motion for the ordinance. The vote was four to three in favor of the ba
WLUC - Fox TV6 (Negaunee, MI)
added Jan 28, 2015 14:49
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[Michigan] 77 parks in Ann Arbor going smoke-free on Feb. 1

A new smoking ban in Ann Arbor parks, including 73 parks with playgrounds and four downtown parks, will take effect on Feb. 1. The move comes nearly 10 months after the City Council approved an outdoor smoking ordinance empowering the city administrator
Ann Arbor (MI) News
added Jan 23, 2015 17:55
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American Lung Association's "State of Tobacco Control 2015" Report Shows Michigan is failing to Save Lives

Michigan's failing grade shows much more needs to be done. Report provides steps state elected officials must take to achieve bold lifesaving goals
readMedia
added Jan 21, 2015 06:18
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[Michigan] Smoking burns up more than $1.4M in a lifetime

Smoking costs the average Michigan smoker more than $1.4 million over a lifetime, according to new WalletHub state-by-state analysis of the financial cost of the habit.
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Jan 21, 2015 06:03
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[Michigan] SNYDER VETO LETTER (PDF)

Michigan should not enact new state law that is not consistent with a legally-mandated approach proposed by the U.S. FDA...House Bill 4997 and Senate Bills 667 and 668 do not ensure that e-cigarettes are regulated in the interest of public health. Enac
Michigan Office of the Governor
added Jan 17, 2015 06:35
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