Headlines Tagged with Michigan — 3,584 headlines found
Cigarette sales in Michigan have dropped by two-thirds since the early 1980s, but lung cancer deaths are continuing to inch up -- part of the devastating legacy of tobacco use in Michigan. An estimated 21 percent of Michigan adults smoked cigarettes in 2
Jul 10, 2017 Michigan Live
added Jul 10, 2017 16:56
Because of the ban, the minority who uses tobacco now must either quit or venture off campus to smoke, a half hour trek depending on their location on campus. Those who choose to quit have to worry about withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety and weight ga
Sep 16, 2016 (East Lansing, MI) State News
added Sep 17, 2016 19:55
Sterling Heights police are cracking down on minors purchasing, possessing and using tobacco products, including a relatively new form of nicotine delivery known as an “e-cigarette.”
Feb 25, 2015 Macomb (MI) Daily
added Feb 25, 2015 14:44
The Genesee County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution prohibiting the use of electronic smoking devices in all Genesee County buildings and work vehicles. This policy, which was approved on June 23, applies to all county employees, visitors, vol
Jul 4, 2014 Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Jul 8, 2014 06:40
E-cigarettes seem to be emerging everywhere, and so far, there is no regulation at the federal and most local and state levels. ... As more studies of vapor and its second-hand effects are conducted, more municipalities and states are considering bans.
Mar 24, 2014 WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 (Southfield, MI)
added Mar 24, 2014 09:56
subordinating concerns about the public health effects of second-hand smoke to the convenience of smokers. Yet that's precisely what a bill sponsored by state Rep. Tom McMillin, R-Rochester Hills, would do. McMillin, a tea party favorite who hopes to tra
Dec 10, 2013 Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Dec 10, 2013 14:26
Of course, smoking is a choice. But stigmatizing that individual choice without understanding the mental warfare that stems from smoking (not to mention the exhaustion) is missing the point. A dose of empathy and encouragement would go a lot further.
Nov 7, 2013 The North Wind (Northern Michigan University)
added Nov 10, 2013 20:38
“Based on the studies that have been done, it’s not a safe alternative,” said Angela Minicuci, a spokeswoman for the Michigan Department of Health. Advocates for e-cigarettes say they allow smokers to transition away from tobacco, which has been linked
Sep 22, 2013 Detroit (MI) News
added Sep 22, 2013 07:13
agrees most eateries are actually doing better or doing the same. That's the word from Justin Winslow, who is the lobbyist for the group. He told Lansing's MIRS News that the MRA has adapted and is no longer trying to change the law.
Aug 10, 2013 1450 WHTC (Holland, MI)
added Aug 12, 2013 18:11
for the other 80 counties in Michigan –licensing cigarettes is illegal. The law which prevents it is the legacy of a strong tobacco lobby in Michigan that, 20 years after passage, still remains on the books.
May 16, 2013 WLNS 6 News (Lansing, MI)
added May 19, 2013 07:03