Headlines Tagged with Michigan — 3,572 headlines found
A giant federal tobacco tax hike has spurred a historic drop in smoking, especially among teens, poor people and those dependent on government health insurance, a USA TODAY analysis finds. President Obama signed the tax hike -- the biggest to take effe
Sep 11, 2012 Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Sep 11, 2012 12:50
U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) is thanking negotiators for preventing a “poison-pill” policy rider from being included in the 2016 government funding bill that would have exempted electronic cigarettes from being regulated by the Food and Drug
Dec 19, 2015 Southgate (MI) News-Herald
added Dec 19, 2015 18:35
Something should be done about the nation’s rampant smuggling problem. High excise taxes on cigarettes have led to all sorts of unintended consequences... Our smuggling study — conducted this year in concert with the Washington, D.C.,-based Tax Foundatio
Jan 14, 2015 Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 16, 2015 12:28
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
Sep 9, 2014 Detroit (MI) News
added Sep 9, 2014 05:20
[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.
Aug 4, 2014 Bay City (MI) Times
added Aug 4, 2014 20:02
Tenants call Ruth to the Rescue for help in battle with Belleville landlord . . . The attorney said it could be a landmark case if the court were to decide second hand smoke makes a property unlivable.
Jun 21, 2012 WDIV-Ch. 4 (Detroit, MI)
added Jun 21, 2012 20:35
[Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, North Dakota, Wisconsin] COSGROVE: Smoking in Oklahoma: Five states that have gone smoke-free
I was curious about other states that have made similar efforts. So, here’s a list of five states that have recently gone “smoke-free” in some regard.
Feb 20, 2013 The Oklahoman
added Feb 21, 2013 17:19
Because cigarettes are a public health threat that can lead to all types of sickness and even death, it seems to us the solution is for the lower tax states to raise their rates up to a level where illegal smuggling is no longer such a temptation
Jan 11, 2013 Midland (MI) Daily News
added Jan 12, 2013 12:43
The Detroit Medical Center will stop hiring job applicants who smoke or chew tobacco starting July 1, the health system said Wednesday.
Jun 14, 2012 Detroit (MI) News
added Jun 14, 2012 12:46
“This is about avoiding a lawsuit and saving taxpayer dollars on unwinnable lawsuits,” he said. “If this is how the American Heart Association spends its money people should be careful who they donate the money to.” This particular lawsuit, according
Jun 21, 2017 Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Jun 21, 2017 15:07