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[Michigan] Smoking rates decline; CVS leads the way in ending tobacco sales

CVS is just a start, said Kathryn Candela, oncology social worker ... “We’ve come a long way in helping people understand and recognize the dangers of smoking,” Candela said. “But we still have a very long road ahead of us in helping people develop the to
Macomb (MI) Daily
added Sep 13, 2014 20:40
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[Michigan] "Loosey" Cigarettes Sellers May Pay Higher Fines

a new effort is underway to double the fine to one-thousand dollars and allow multiple violators to be find up to ten thousand dollars. Supporters and residents who live near the stores say that selling individual cigarettes creates more loitering around
Michigan Radio
added Sep 13, 2014 17:38
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STATE: Michigan smoking rates decline; CVS stops selling tobacco

The good news is that smoking is declining nationally but that success is not as strong in Michigan, which ranks tenth in the nation at 23.3 percent -- tied with Oklahoma and Ohio -- in the percentage of adult smokers, according to the CDC. The national
Advisor & Source Newspapers
added Sep 13, 2014 07:47
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[Michigan] 1500 lbs. of tobacco seized at Mich.-Canada border near Algonac

Officers arrested two U.S. citizens and seized 1,500 pounds of contraband tobacco at an international border near Algonac last week. During the arrest Thursday, the Detroit-Windsor Shiprider team, made up of U.S. Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Mount
Detroit (MI) News
added Sep 9, 2014 05:20
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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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