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LETTER: Michigan needs to focus on tobacco prevention

The tobacco industry spends millions of dollars a year on sponsorships for pride events and advertising meant to make buying tobacco products seem like an expected part of LGBT identity and community....Michigan has one of the most under-funded tobacco pr
Macomb (MI) Daily
added Aug 15, 2014 14:30
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[Michigan] 'They do some very special work:' Summer Cigar Festival nets more than $2,300 for childrens' advocacy group

Suzanne Greenberg, President and CEO of the CAN Council, accepts a check from Tim Socier, co-owner of Timothy's Fine Cigars, 115 Center Ave. The business' Summer Cigar Festival netted more than $2,300 for the local agency, which works to end child abuse.
Bay City (MI) Times
added Aug 4, 2014 20:02
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[Michigan] College bans tobacco use

People will have to leave their tobacco at home if they are heading to St. Clair County Community College. The college is banning all tobacco use on campus. "We wanted a healthier environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors," said Chris Sebas
Port Huron (MI) Times Herald
added Aug 1, 2014 10:49
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[Michigan] Careless smoking causes Berkley restaurant fire

surveillance video that showed the fire started after a patron carelessly discarded a cigarette into some partially dry shrubbery outside the restaurant near the club room, he said.
Daily Oakland (MI) Press
added Jul 8, 2014 16:29
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[Michigan] E-cigarettes banned in county buildings, vehicles

The Genesee County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution prohibiting the use of electronic smoking devices in all Genesee County buildings and work vehicles.  This policy, which was approved on June 23, applies to all county employees, visitors, vol
Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Jul 8, 2014 06:40
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[Michigan] Asbestos Lung Cancer Lawsuit Filed Against Union Pacific Railroad

During his time as an engineer for the company, Davis was exposed to various toxic substances including: asbestos, diesel exhaust, environmental tobacco smoke, silica and creosote. Exposure to these substances eventually led to his disease, and he has su
Top Class Actions
added Jul 3, 2014 12:53
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Michigan bills that would ban minors from buying e-cigs cause concern

Keeping e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors is the intent, but some fear that a package of three bills awaiting Gov. Rick Snyder’s signature could establish the vapor-making cigarette alternative as something other than a tobacco product. And that, i
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Jul 1, 2014 18:45
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Central Michigan University's plans to become tobacco-free take effect today

The Mount Pleasant school says the policy, “A Breath of Fresh Air,” is effective Tuesday and will eliminate the use of tobacco products indoors or outdoors on campus. The planned changes were announced last year. Central Michigan University’s earlier sm
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Jul 1, 2014 11:36
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[Michigan] Birmingham bans use, sale of e-cigarettes to minors

City Commission unanimously voted to ban the sale to and use of electronic cigarettes by minors earlier this week — becoming one of the first communities in Oakland County, if not the first, to do so.
Daily Oakland (MI) Press
added Jun 29, 2014 02:34
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[Michigan] Snyder signals possible veto of e-cigarette billse-cigarette bills

is signaling he may veto legislation to prevent minors from buying electronic cigarettes because he does not think it would go far enough and regulate the vaporizers like traditional tobacco products. “I’ve had issues with that bill,” he said last week,
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 23, 2014 09:16
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