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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[Michigan] Social Justice and Tobacco Control: Impact on Underserved Populations

When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, starting at 5 p.m. Location: U-M School of Public Health... Leading up to the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service (TCS) will host the panel discussion, “Social Justic
University of Michigan
added Nov 1, 2017 10:26
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[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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Michigan uses well-worn tactic in shifting tobacco cash

It will shift more than a quarter of the state's $250 million annual payment from tobacco companies to Detroit schools. The move is the latest in a long line of tapping the legal settlement when the governor and lawmakers are in a pinch for money.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 18, 2016 18:56
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[Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Texas] FDA Shuts Down Tobacco Sales at Stores That Sell to Minors

shut down tobacco sales at eight shops that have repeatedly sold products to kids under 18. The stores — in New Jersey, Michigan, Missouri, Maryland and Illinois — have 30 days to stop selling tobacco products or appeal, the FDA said.
Texhoma (KFDX NBC 3, KJTL FOX 18 and KJBO MyTV 35) (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Nov 11, 2015 02:31
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[Michigan] SKUBICK: Why e-cigarette tax to curb teen use is stalled in Lansing

You would think lawmakers would scramble to ban e-cigarettes for minors, since they are now more popular with teens than tobacco products, and since nicotine is in them, well, you know what that can do to you. To their credit, the House and Senate actua
MLive blogs
added Aug 10, 2015 21:11
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STATE: Michigan smoking rates decline; CVS stops selling tobacco

The good news is that smoking is declining nationally but that success is not as strong in Michigan, which ranks tenth in the nation at 23.3 percent -- tied with Oklahoma and Ohio -- in the percentage of adult smokers, according to the CDC. The national
Advisor & Source Newspapers
added Sep 13, 2014 07:47
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