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[Michigan] Raising the smoking age to 21, and 7 other legislative ideas that affect smokers

Michigan lawmakers have introduced a number of bills that would affect smokers in Michigan. None have gained significant traction, so far, but here's a compilation of what's being considered. Smoking Age In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, Davi
Michigan Live
added Jun 20, 2017 16:39
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House bill would move legal smoking age up to 21 in Michigan

Smoking cigarettes would get a lot harder, especially for young people, under a package of bills introduced in the Legislature last week. ... also would ban tobacco product vending machines, online sales of cigarettes and change the infraction for sellin
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Jun 11, 2017 13:28
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[Michigan] Lawsuit filed against Genesee County over tobacco ordinance

This ordinance passed Feb. 14 and technically is supposed to begin Monday. The lawsuit was filed May 12 by RPF oil company, which owns many gas stations and convenient stores that sell tobacco products in Genesee County. According to the lawsuit, the o
WJRT abc12 (Flint, MI)
added May 15, 2017 20:10
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[Michigan] Tobacco Co. Asks Justices To Review Backdated Tax Law ($$)

Reynolds Tobacco Co. has joined a growing number of companies urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Michigan appeals court ruling in favor of the state’s decision to retroactively withdraw from a multistate agreement on corporate franchise taxes, sayi
Law360
added May 3, 2017 23:28
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[Michigan] Counterfeit cigarettes hit Detroit streets

Scammers have recently been targeting those who have the already expensive habit by placing cheap cigarettes in name-brand cartridges, and gas stations are selling them at a discounted price. "The taste was different and stale!" said one woman who belie
WDIV-Ch. 4 (Detroit, MI)
added Nov 7, 2016 20:32
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VIDEO: Should smoking be allowed again in Michigan bars, restaurants?

A growing number of residents and business owners are pushing for changes to the state law banning smoking in bars, restaurants and veteran's halls. "Ban the Ban Michigan" is proposing an amendment to current state law that would allow smoking in outdoor
WWMA-TV: FOX 17 (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Apr 27, 2016 21:45
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Michigan's Cigar Tax Cap Extended to 2021

Cigar smokers in Michigan won’t be seeing an increase in tax on their favorite cigars in the coming years, as Gov. Rick Snyder signed a five-year extension to the cap on cigar taxes yesterday, which will keep things as is through Oct. 31, 2021.
HalfWheel
added Apr 21, 2016 10:40
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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
Office of the Governor Michigan
added Jan 17, 2015 06:35
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Michigan Senate Passes Plan to Ease Detroit Pension Cuts

Conservatives, too, said they were troubled by the $200 million allocation, which is to be repaid to the state over a period of years from Michigan’s tobacco-settlement funds. Leaders of the Michigan chapter of Americans for Prosperity, tied to the conse
New York Times
added Jun 4, 2014 14:57
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[Michigan] FIRESTONE: The Koch Brothers Kick Detroit While It’s Down

with the support of Michigan’s Republican governor, Rick Snyder, the deal seemed to have a shot in the state legislature, which would be required to spend about $195 million of tobacco-settlement money on behalf of Detroit’s pensioners.
New York Times Blogs
added May 21, 2014 14:19
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