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Michigan uses well-worn tactic in shifting tobacco cash

It will shift more than a quarter of the state's $250 million annual payment from tobacco companies to Detroit schools. The move is the latest in a long line of tapping the legal settlement when the governor and lawmakers are in a pinch for money.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 18, 2016 18:56

UnitedHealthcare Will Award up to $120,000 in Grants to Michigan Organizations Dedicated to Tobacco Cessation

seeking proposals to fund programs that educate and encourage the public to quit smoking and avoid tobacco use, and help eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke. Michigan-based nonprofit organizations and Federally Qualified Health Centers may apply.
Business Wire
added Jun 16, 2016 19:10

[Michigan] LSSU campus prepares to become tobacco-free

Lake Superior State University is preparing to become a tobacco-free campus beginning this fall. Tom Pink, the university’s public relations director, said several details of the new policy still need to be worked out by LSSU’s human resources department
Sault Ste. Marie (MI) Evening News
added Jun 10, 2016 21:48

[Michigan] Mich. Tribe Sues State Over Taxes, Tobacco Raids ($$)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community on Friday hit state officials with a lawsuit in Michigan federal court, accusing the state of levying taxes in violation of federal and state laws, unlawfully seizing its property and infringing on its sovereign immunity.
added May 25, 2016 04:11

[Michigan] E-cigarette ordinance amendment passed

Individuals in Macomb Township under the age of 17 years old will now face a fine if they are caught using e-cigarettes or similar vapor products. The Macomb Township Board of Trustees passed an amendment to a 2014 ordinance concerning e-cigarette use du
C & G Newspapers
added May 18, 2016 06:41

[Michigan] FDA decision brings University e-cigarette simulation to attention

Paula Lantz, associate dean for research and policy engagement, echoed Cherng’s statements and said in an email interview that there is merit to the argument that too much regulation for e-cigarettes could be detrimental.
Michigan Daily [U. of Michigan]
added May 12, 2016 03:43

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

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.
added Apr 21, 2016 10:40

[Michigan] Dearborn City Council approves smoking bans in parks

Call it a compromise, or just a good start. The Dearborn City Council approved a measure banning smoking in some of its parks, and limiting it in others. On Tuesday, council members unanimously approved the change that will restrict smoking within 15 fe
Southgate (MI) Press & Guide
added Apr 18, 2016 22:04

Michigan LGBT Community Centers Offer 2016 Smoking Cessation Programs

LGBT community centers across the state have teamed up to provide a multitude of programs and cessation techniques to help smokers quit. Tobacco consumption is responsible for nearly 480,000 deaths annually in the United States, nearly 10 percent of whic
Pride Source Media Group (Livonia, MI)
added Apr 13, 2016 23:41
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