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American Lung Association's "State of Tobacco Control 2015" Report Shows Michigan is failing to Save Lives

Michigan's failing grade shows much more needs to be done. Report provides steps state elected officials must take to achieve bold lifesaving goals
added Jan 21, 2015 06:18

[Michigan] E-cigarettes banned in county buildings, vehicles

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
Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Jul 8, 2014 06:40

[Michigan] Investigation reveals e-cigarette smokers may inhale metal

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.
WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 (Southfield, MI)
added Mar 24, 2014 09:56

Brian Dickerson: Relax Michigan's ban? What are you smoking!?

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
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Dec 10, 2013 14:26

[Michigan] WILLIAMS: In defense of smokers and not smoking

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.
The North Wind (Northern Michigan University)
added Nov 10, 2013 20:38

[Michigan] Safety debate grows as e-cigarettes gain popularity

“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
Detroit (MI) News
added Sep 22, 2013 07:13

Michigan Restaurant Association says members are doing fine with smoking ban in place

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.
1450 WHTC (Holland, MI)
added Aug 12, 2013 18:11

[Michigan] VIDEO: Unlicensed: The Real Story Behind Teenage Smoking - Part 1

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.
WLNS 6 News (Lansing, MI)
added May 19, 2013 07:03

[Michigan] University policy change prohibits smoking on campus

administrators have approved a policy change that will prohibit smoking on all university owned or operated campuses. This change to Policy 475, which will become effective with the start of the fall 2013 term and will apply to persons on campus at any t
Oakland University (Rochester, MI)
added Mar 25, 2013 03:20

Michigan Governor Approves Cigar Tax Cap

Michigan Governor Richard Snyder has signed legislation that caps the state's excise tax on cigars at 50 cents.The new law was signed on Tuesday and goes into effect on November 1. A spokesman for the governor said that the new 50-cent cap should help M
Cigar Aficionado
added Oct 10, 2012 17:40
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