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VIDEO: Should smoking be allowed again in Michigan bars, restaurants?

A growing number of residents and business owners are pushing for changes to the state law banning smoking in bars, restaurants and veteran's halls. "Ban the Ban Michigan" is proposing an amendment to current state law that would allow smoking in outdoor
WWMA-TV: FOX 17 (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Apr 27, 2016 21:45
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Michigan's Cigar Tax Cap Extended to 2021

Cigar smokers in Michigan won’t be seeing an increase in tax on their favorite cigars in the coming years, as Gov. Rick Snyder signed a five-year extension to the cap on cigar taxes yesterday, which will keep things as is through Oct. 31, 2021.
HalfWheel
added Apr 21, 2016 10:40
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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
readMedia
added Jan 21, 2015 06:18
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[Michigan] SNYDER VETO LETTER (PDF)

Michigan should not enact new state law that is not consistent with a legally-mandated approach proposed by the U.S. FDA...House Bill 4997 and Senate Bills 667 and 668 do not ensure that e-cigarettes are regulated in the interest of public health. Enac
Office of the Governor Michigan
added Jan 17, 2015 06:35
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Michigan Senate Passes Plan to Ease Detroit Pension Cuts

Conservatives, too, said they were troubled by the $200 million allocation, which is to be repaid to the state over a period of years from Michigan’s tobacco-settlement funds. Leaders of the Michigan chapter of Americans for Prosperity, tied to the conse
New York Times
added Jun 4, 2014 14:57
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[Michigan] FIRESTONE: The Koch Brothers Kick Detroit While It’s Down

with the support of Michigan’s Republican governor, Rick Snyder, the deal seemed to have a shot in the state legislature, which would be required to spend about $195 million of tobacco-settlement money on behalf of Detroit’s pensioners.
New York Times Blogs
added May 21, 2014 14:19
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Smoking policy destined for failure

But there is good news for smokers: Those who wish to continue smoking can either travel outside of campus to enjoy their tobacco or sit in their car with the windows rolled up. No “designated smoking areas” have been established. The policy appears to
Central Michigan Life
added Nov 1, 2013 14:49
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[Michigan] Our view: Smokers’ behavior could lead to more state laws

honestly, shouldn’t parents and adults already know better? How much information has to be distributed about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke before they get it?
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Oct 29, 2013 12:09
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[Michigan] Vapor cigarettes banned from RU schools

A creative way for users to smoke has forced the Redford Union school board to add a new item under the district anti-tobacco policy. At Monday's meeting, the board unanimously agreed to add vapor smoke to the list of banned tobacco products at Redford
Detroit (MI) Observer & Eccentric Newspapers
added Jun 16, 2013 12:12
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[Michigan] Canton apartment fire blamed on smoking near oxygen machine

Meier confirmed "significant fire damage" and some water damage to the apartment where the fire began. Otherwise, three other units in the building were affected by smoke damage, the chief said.
Detroit (MI) Observer & Eccentric Newspapers
added Mar 13, 2013 11:05
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