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[Michigan] Careless smoking caused Walker apartment fire that displaced more than 18

Munn said a woman had been smoking on the balcony of her third-floor apartment unit at The Orchards at Four Mile when she pinched off the end of her cigarette to put it out. Smoldering ash from the tip fell between the balcony and shingles, and was fanne
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Jul 7, 2017 03:13
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[Florida, Michigan] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Defendants/Appellants, v. MARY HOWLES, Plaintiff/Appellee: INITIAL BRIEF OF APPELLANTS (PDF)

When a plaintiff is diagnosed in Florida with a latent disease that was caused by long-term exposure to a hazardous substance in another state where he or she used to live, the foreign state’s law applies.
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Mar 7, 2018 04:25
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[Michigan] Mich. Tribe Loses Some Claims In Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

he Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has lost out on some of its claims against Michigan tax authorities after a federal judge ruled that the state’s seizures of and tax levies on tobacco products fell in line with prior court rulings. U.S. District Judge Pa
Law360
added Jul 3, 2017 18:24
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[Michigan] KONIGSBERG: Letters to the Editor: Editorial missed mark

“Change in age to purchase tobacco is very bad idea” indicates to me your editorial board’s thinking is absurd...teens...rely on their friends aged 18-20 to buy cigarettes for them. A 2001 published report indicates that 90 percent of persons buying cigar
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jul 2, 2017 14:14
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[Michigan] Clearing the air: Top court will look at hookah tobacco case

The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the months ahead. Among the issues: Whether the definition of "manufacturer" in Michigan law was clear enough to put Shami on notice.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 25, 2017 17:46
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Michigan Supreme Court to look at hookah tobacco case

man who mixes his own tobacco for water pipes... State investigators accused Samer Shami of manufacturing tobacco without a license. A Wayne County judge threw out the charge, saying blending tobacco isn't the same as making it. But the state appeals cou
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Jun 25, 2017 17:46
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[Michigan] Tobacco 21 ordinance violates state law, rules Fullerton

RPF’s Attorney Clifford Knaggs said the problem has nothing to do with sales or smoking – it is the local board exceeding their power... “I believe they are trying to take advantage of us, out of the 245 municipalities [considering Tobacco 21], because w
Burton (MI) View
added Jun 22, 2017 13:50
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[Michigan] Judge says ‘Tobacco 21’ is unenforceable

 “This is about avoiding a lawsuit and saving taxpayer dollars on unwinnable lawsuits,” he said.  “If this is how the American Heart Association spends its money people should be careful who they donate the money to.”  This particular lawsuit, according
Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Jun 21, 2017 15:07
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[Michigan] 18 and older may buy tobacco in Genesee County for now, judge rules

Determining that the enforcement of a 21-and-up tobacco-buying age may cause "irreparable harm" to local businesses, on Monday, June 19, Genesee Circuit Judge Judith A. Fullerton granted a preliminary injunction and a temporary restraining order on the co
Michigan Live
added Jun 19, 2017 20:32
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Health Leaders Urge Michigan Lawmakers to Raise

We are very disappointed that a Michigan circuit court today prevented the implementation of Genesee County’s law prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Such laws are life-saving and contribute to healthier individuals, fa
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:31
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