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[Michigan] Smokers are feeling the heat not from law enforcement, but their peers

a tobacco-free campus beginning in August of 2016. Since then, it’s not the potential of a ticket that has smokers on edge –– it’s the disapproval from stares and comments made by their fellow peers.
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Mar 22, 2017 00:29
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[Michigan] “Kick Butts Day” focuses on tobacco industry

Today is “National Kick Butts Day”. Besides having a colorful name the day is dedicated to encouraging activism against the tobacco industry and nicotine addiction in the United States.
WLNS 6 News (Lansing, MI)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:36

Michigan Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 15

Kids in Michigan will unite against tobacco use on March 15 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States and around the world for this annual day of youth activism, s
PR Newswire
added Mar 10, 2017 23:38

[Michigan] Local efforts to expand tobacco 21 continue

Since Genesee County became the first county in the state requiring those purchasing tobacco product to be at least 21 years old, efforts to extend that legislation have been strong. “Smoking is the number one preventable cause of death in the U.S.,” sai
Burton (MI) View
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58

[Michigan] Tobacco purchase age will rise to 21, Genesee County commission decides

The tobacco purchase age in Genesee County is now 21 after the Board of Commissioners voted 7 to 2 for the change. The board passed the law Tuesday, Feb. 14, despite Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's opinion that it conflicts with state law and c
Michigan Live
added Feb 15, 2017 01:55

[Michigan] Penalties Could Be Increased For Selling Tobacco To Minors

Michigan lawmakers met Tuesday in Lansing to increase the fine for selling tobacco to minors and the fine for minors trying to purchase tobacco products... “The current $50 fine is quite low when considering that the average price fpr a carton of cigaret
WSJM-AM 1400
added Feb 9, 2017 15:36

[Michigan] Retailers still must comply with Ann Arbor's Tobacco 21 law, mayor says

Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor is taking to Facebook to defend the city's new Tobacco 21 law. The newly enacted ordinance raised the legal age to purchase tobacco products in Ann Arbor from 18 to 21, differing from state law. Michigan Attorney Gene
Ann Arbor (MI) News
added Feb 9, 2017 01:06

[Michigan] Ann Arbor official expects city to 'vigorously defend' its Tobacco 21 law

Just because Michigan's attorney general argues Ann Arbor's new tobacco ordinance conflicts with state law, that doesn't mean the ordinance is invalidated, says City Council Member Julie Grand. Grand, D-3rd Ward, sponsored the ordinance that makes 21 the
Ann Arbor (MI) News
added Feb 8, 2017 03:18

[Michigan] State attorney general bars Ann Arbor from raising cigarette-buying age

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette ruled Friday that Ann Arbor’s decision to raise the legal age of buying cigarettes and tobacco products from 18 to 21 is unlawful because it contradicts a state law. The city passed a local ordinance in August to
Michigan Daily [U. of Michigan]
added Feb 6, 2017 03:32

[Michigan] County passes first round of 'Tobacco 21'

On Monday, Jan. 30, a majority of the Genesee County Board of Commissioners voted in favor of raising the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. It will not become local law, however, until the final vote at the board’s Feb. 14 meeting, af
Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Jan 31, 2017 18:14
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