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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

[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

[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

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

[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

[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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Will Snyder veto e-cigarette bills? Michigan health director stands by other plan to ban sales to minors

Haveman doesn't support youth e-cigarette sales, but he prefers an alternative proposal that would classify the product line as a form of tobacco, which could mean additional regulations in the future once health effects are fully known.
Michigan Live
added Jun 20, 2014 16:11
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[Michigan] E-cigarette ban goes up in smoke

Grand Traverse County Parks and Recreation commissioners voted to allow e-cigarettes at the Civic Center.... “Who are we to make health decisions?” posed Commissioner Peter Doren. In the end, they voted 5-4 against the ban. The commissioner who first pro
WPBN-WTOM TV 7&4 (Traverse City, MI)
added Jun 20, 2014 05:22

Michigan lawmakers OK using $3 million a year from tobacco taxes for upkeep of state Capitol

Legislation approved unanimously Thursday now goes to Gov. Rick Snyder for his expected signature. The money will come from the state's general fund and be adjusted for inflation each year.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 16, 2014 09:43
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