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[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

EDITORIAL: Michigan has work to do to

This year's "State of Tobacco Control" finds Michigan's mixed grades show that much more must be done by our Governor and State Legislature to pass proven-effective policies that will reduce tobacco use and save lives:
Coldwater (MI) Daily Reporter
added Jan 28, 2017 21:00

Michigan Democrat Continues Fight Against Teens Using E-Cigarettes

Yanez (D-Sterling Heights) has been trying for years to regulate and tax the popular tobacco product, saying it’s a public health problem not only for older people, but for younger people too. “We could be losing the Affordable Care Act — it’s going to h
WWJ 950 (Detroit, MI)
added Jan 17, 2017 00:01

[Michigan] Pay raises, nicotine tests included in agreement between city, police unions

Similar to other city employees, police employees who smoke or chew tobacco are penalized. Subject to annual cotinine tests for nicotine in the body, employees failing the test in 2016-17 must pay 5 percent of their health insurance premiums.
Jackson (MI) Citizen Patriot
added Jan 16, 2017 21:50

[Michigan] Bill allowing landlords to ban medical marijuana smoking officially on Snyder's desk

Governor Rick Snyder has just a few bills from last session left to consider. Among them is a bill that would allow landlords to include a provision in their leases preventing tenants from smoking or growing medical marijuana.
Michigan Radio
added Jan 7, 2017 22:15

[Michigan] How many tobacco users ticketed since MSU ban? One

In the four-and-a-half months since Michigan State University banned all tobacco products from campus, one — and only one — person has been ticketed for violating that ban. A user of chewing tobacco was cited by MSU police on Oct. 8, the day the Spartan
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Dec 30, 2016 16:50

[Michigan] Soon smokers under age 21 won’t be able to buy tobacco in Ann Arbor

The city joins a growing movement aimed at improving public health. A local law banning retailers in Ann Arbor from selling cigarettes to those under age 21 takes effect January 1. The local law restricts retailers from selling tobacco to people under 2
Michigan Radio
added Dec 26, 2016 16:49

[Michigan] Muskegon County may increase tobacco age to 21

Muskegon County commissioners say they support changing the legal purchasing age from 18 to 21 years old. In an unanimous vote Tuesday night, the commissioners approved a resolution of support. Several things still need to happen for the resolution to b
WOOD TV8 (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Dec 22, 2016 15:35


A problem that has long plagued border counties like Berrien, Cass and St. Joseph Counties here in Michigan is increasingly being felt in other border locations nationwide. It's the issue of cigarette smuggling. According to a new study by researchers wi
Moody on the Market
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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