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[Michigan] Our view: States should work together on cigarette tax rates

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
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Jan 12, 2013 12:43
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[Michigan] Detroit Medical Center will no longer hire smokers as of July 1

The Detroit Medical Center will stop hiring job applicants who smoke or chew tobacco starting July 1, the health system said Wednesday.
Detroit (MI) News
added Jun 14, 2012 12:46
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[Florida, Michigan] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Defendants/Appellants, vs. MARY HOWLES, Plaintiff/Appellee: APPELLEE’S ANSWER BRIEF (PDF)

A. Defendants Seriously Misstate and Ignore the Evidence Which Supported the Jury’s Compensatory Damage Award. PM and RJR state the compensatory damage award in this case is “grossly excessive” because it was more than “necessary” to compensate M
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Mar 7, 2018 04:21
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[Michigan] Judge says ‘Tobacco 21’ is unenforceable

 “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
Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Jun 21, 2017 15:07
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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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[Michigan] Delta looks at easing its smoking policy

“The policy is unfair, outdated and prejudicial,” said Mike McRoberts, a smoker. “Many surrounding colleges and universities, including SVSU, have designated smoking areas. The policy is unenforceable.”
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Mar 15, 2013 20:02
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[Michigan] Smokers need not apply: 2 Detroit-area health systems announce tobacco-free hiring policies

Beaumont and Henry Ford Health systems today announced they will screen job applicants for nicotine and will not hire smokers or anyone who uses tobacco products.
Michigan Live
added Oct 1, 2012 10:28
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[Michigan] Tobacco suit back in court ($$)

A long-dormant federal case involving an alleged multi-state contraband tobacco trafficking ring in Baraga County is heading towards potential criminal trials.
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Dec 8, 2014 14:15
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Bill would allow smoking at Michigan outdoor cafés, patios

Legislation that would roll back a provision of Michigan’s restaurant smoking ban to allow smokers to light up while dining at sidewalk cafés or patios outside of restaurants has gained bipartisan support. Besides 10 Republicans, the bill has Democrats f
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Dec 2, 2013 13:47
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Made in Michigan: Victory Electronic Cigarette

Later this month, the company plans on giving away one million electronic cigarettes in 50 cities in what they call their Save a Life tour.
WZZM 13 Box Z (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Sep 13, 2013 01:17
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