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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Change in age to purchase tobacco is very bad idea

Besides being unenforceable, any law that raises from 18 to 21 the legal age for tobacco sales is unreasonable and unfair. What are we saying, that we trust you to get killed in uniform overseas in whatever way we happen to be fighting at the time, or to
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jun 20, 2017 10:04
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Bills would overhaul Michigan smoking laws

A bill introduced by Rep. Tommy Brann, R-Wyoming, would hike the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. It would also prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes, chew, cigars, pipes and hookahs to those under 21. Companion legislation sponsored by Democrats and Republ
WKZO 590 AM (Kalamazoo, MI)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:41
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House bill would move legal smoking age up to 21 in Michigan

Smoking cigarettes would get a lot harder, especially for young people, under a package of bills introduced in the Legislature last week. ... also would ban tobacco product vending machines, online sales of cigarettes and change the infraction for sellin
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Jun 11, 2017 13:28
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[Michigan] If OK’d, ordinance would eliminate outdoor smoking

City Council at its regular meeting on Wednesday narrowly approved the first reading of an ordinance to regulate smoking and the use of tobacco products in outdoor public places. Three council members voted to approve the first reading while Councilmen S
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jun 10, 2017 21:18
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[Michigan] LGBTQ Community Centers Promote Smoke-Free Prides

centers across Michigan are banding together to tackle the number one killer attacking the community...tobacco...the LGBTQ community can lend its voice to promote, protect and preserve our planet by promoting a smoke-free ordinance at Pride events through
Pride Source Media Group (Livonia, MI)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:14
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[Michigan] SABET: Marijuana Lobby Admits Tobacco Industry Executives Pay-to-Play

Kampia admitted he went back and forth with Michigan tobacco executives over how to create a law that would forge an “oligopoly” of licensees permitted to transport marijuana. The tobacco magnates wanted this provision in order to permanently line their
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:56
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[Michigan] Interest groups foot county's legal bill in fight over raising tobacco age

Outside interest groups will foot the bill for Genesee County to hire a private attorney to defend hiking the county's tobacco-buying age to 21. In a meeting in late May, Genesee County Commissioners voted to retain Washington D.C.-based law firm Gupta W
Michigan Live
added Jun 7, 2017 01:44
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[Michigan] Conflict arises regarding Tobacco 21

However, a lawsuit by a local oil company has delayed the enforcement of the new ordinance. The lawsuit argues the legislation, which was approved by Genesee County Board of Commissioners Feb. 14, is in direct conflict with the Age of Majority Act, which
Burton (MI) View
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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[Michigan] Tobacco 21 now law in Genesee County, but lawsuit halts enforcement

It took effect Monday. But right now, if you don't follow it nothing with happen. "The regulation stands but will not be enforced at this time," said Mark Valacak, Genesee County Health Officer.
WEYI NBC-25 (Flint, MI)
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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[Michigan] Enforcement of new Genesee County tobacco purchasing age delayed until June

A Monday, May 22, hearing for a lawsuit against Genesee County over an ordinance pushing the tobacco-buying age up to 21 years old has been delayed. The hearing date has been moved to June 19 in front of Genesee County Circuit Judge Judith Fullerton at t
Michigan Live
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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