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[Michigan, North Carolina] Tobacco giant gave $250000 to group representing black-owned newspapers

After National Newspaper Publishers Association President Benjamin Chavis Jr. visited Reynolds American’s headquarters ...Reynolds American last year gave $250,000 to the organization, which from its Washington, D.C., headquarters represents the interests
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 17, 2016 16:47

[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] E-cigarettes surpass tobacco cigarettes among teens

In 2014, more teens use e-cigarettes than traditional, tobacco cigarettes or any other tobacco product—the first time a U.S. national study shows that teen use of e-cigarettes surpasses use of tobacco cigarettes.
University of Michigan
added Dec 16, 2014 06:49

[Michigan] Goodbye, Tobacco

Patrick Reynolds, son of R.J. Reynolds, founder of the second largest to­bacco company in the U.S., reso­nate. He spoke on campus Tuesday, April 8, and praised NMU’s new tobacco-free policy. In the fall, NMU will join 24 other colleges or universities i
The North Wind (Northern Michigan University)
added Apr 18, 2014 10:10

[Michigan] Tobacco Use In Cars With Children May Soon Be Banned

Legislation introduced Wednesday by State Rep. Sam Singh would make it illegal for any tobacco product to be lit in a vehicle when a child under the age of 18 is inside.
WLNS 6 News (Lansing, MI)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:18

[Michigan] LETTER: MCGOLDRICK: Mackinac Center stats on cigarette smuggling are seriously flawed, biased (Letter)

First, the Mackinac Center has a long history of receiving funding from the tobacco industry and supporting its opposition to tobacco tax increases. So, it’s no surprise the report parrots one of the tobacco industry’s main arguments. Second, Mackinac’s
Kalamazoo (MI) Gazette
added Jan 22, 2013 22:52

[Michigan] Higher Cigarette Taxes Create Lucrative, Dangerous Black Market

state and local levies have grown so onerous in some parts of the country that they almost could be called "prohibition by price." And like other forms of prohibition, this one has led to a spike in smuggling-related criminal activity as smokers turn to i
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 8, 2013 11:20

[Michigan] Tobacco-Free Campuses: Promoting a Culture of Health: Agenda

1755 SPH I 3:00-3:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks Martin Philbert, Dean, University of Michigan School of Public Health Mary Sue Coleman, President, University of Michigan
University of Michigan School of Public Health
added Sep 10, 2012 15:40

[Florida] Michigan Law Bars Smoker's $10M Award, Fla. Judges Hear

Two tobacco companies appealing a $10 million jury award...the trial judge erred in allowing the jury to award more than just compensatory damages since Michigan law, the state where Howles lived and smoked for most of her life, applies and doesn't allow
added Mar 7, 2018 04:12

[Michigan] Ann Arbor Council Defies State Law, Bans Cigarette Sales to Adults Age

voted 9-2 on Aug. 4...officials were explicit about their lack of concern with whether the ordinance conflicts with state law, and that they hope the rest of the state follows the city’s lead. "The tobacco lobby has inflicted enough misery on this countr
Michigan Capitol Confidential
added Aug 17, 2016 18:56
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