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[Michigan] Bill to ban e-cigarettes for minors passes unanimously

Despite continued opposition from Gov. Rick Snyder, the Senate unanimously voted Wednesday to ban the use and sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18. Snyder vetoed a similar bill that the Legislature passed last year and said Tuesday that he
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added May 21, 2015 11:23

[Michigan] 19-Year-Old Boy in Critical Condition After Inhaling E-Cigarette Substance

A 19-year-old is in critical condition after inhaling a substance from an e-cigarette. The call came in Monday afternoon from Journey High School in Scottville.
WWTV/WWUP-TV 9&10 News 40/49 (Cadillac, MI)
added May 19, 2015 16:12

[Michigan] E-cigarette vapor could lead to emphysema, say CMU researchers

examined how e-cigarette vapor compared to tobacco smoke by testing how the vapor affects cells, according to a CMU news release. "The team found even minimal exposure of e-cigarette vapor for one hour, disrupted the protein processes in cells," the rele
Saginaw (MI) News
added May 14, 2015 09:41
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[Michigan] CMU researchers look into dangers of e-cigarettes

They examined how e-cigarette vapor compared to tobacco smoke by testing how the vapor affects cells. The team found even minimal exposure of e-cigarette vapor for one hour, disrupted the protein processes in cells. It is the same path cigarette smoke and
WNEM TV5 (Saginaw MI)
added May 13, 2015 22:28

Michigan Tobacco Quitline reaches 100000 callers

The Michigan Tobacco Quitline has now reached more than 100,000 callers, supporting thousands of residents by providing tobacco cessation resources. “Quitting the use of tobacco products is one of the best, most immediate steps you can take to improve y
Midland (MI) Daily News
added May 12, 2015 14:13
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[Michigan] TFLC promotes smoke-free spaces, tobacco-free living for young children

Packets of information are assembled each spring – with the help of coalition members and volunteers – for distribution to children and families in Chippewa County and in the Sault Tribe service area. Each packet contains information about protecting chil
Sault Ste. Marie (MI) Evening News
added Apr 27, 2015 23:41

[Michigan] STOCKER: 'It's like secluding yourself just to be able to smoke' / May is 5 year anniversary of controversial smoking ban

Is there a social stigma concerning the smokers, huddled in their little smoking area during breaks at work, or are they enjoying their community of those with shared interests? I don’t have any experience in this area, so I talked to some friends that do
Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:15

[Michigan, New York, Virginia] State, federal agents and cigarette smugglers set up fake storefronts in King George County

The notion that King George is “fast becoming the cigarette smuggling capital of the East Coast” does not sit well with King George Supervisor Ruby Brabo, whose district includes the cigarette outlets. “It certainly is not how I wish to see our county br
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Apr 13, 2015 11:38

[Michigan] Report: State health insurance plans fall short on smoking cessation

Jim Harrington with the Lung Association says in Michigan, many plans aren't covering the drugs or therapy needed to help people quit. "We find that the two put together offer the best chances in quitting, so not complying with that then has a big impa
Michigan Radio
added Apr 2, 2015 02:45

[Michigan] E-cigs, medical marijuana banned at Muskegon Community College e-cigarette

The board of trustees recently updated the college's no-smoking policy to reflect changing times. While there have been reports of students smoking e-cigarettes in class, there have been none of students partaking in medical marijuana, said college Presi
Muskegon (MI) Chronicle
added Mar 27, 2015 14:18
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