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5 people dead in Michigan house fire were from Mexico

Police say five restaurant co-workers who died in a house fire in suburban Detroit were from Mexico. The public safety director in Novi released more details Monday, a day after the men died in a fire that might be linked to careless smoking and a mattre
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:14
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[Michigan] Smoking ban expands to 79 more parks in Ann Arbor

Starting Feb. 1, the prohibition on outdoor smoking expands to nearly all of the city's 159 parks, with only a few exceptions. "The ban on smoking has, overall, been well received by parks users over the past year," Colin Smith, the city's parks manager
Ann Arbor (MI) News
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05

[Michigan] Dingell urges FDA to finalize e-cigarette rule after roadblock averted in funding bill

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) is thanking negotiators for preventing a “poison-pill” policy rider from being included in the 2016 government funding bill that would have exempted electronic cigarettes from being regulated by the Food and Drug
Southgate (MI) News-Herald
added Dec 19, 2015 18:35

[Michigan] Most youth use e-cigarettes for novelty, flavors—not to quit smoking

more than half of all students in 8th, 10th and 12th grades who used vaporizers such as e-cigarettes report that a primary reason for use was curiosity to see what they were like. About 40 percent said that they used them because they tasted good. Far fe
University of Michigan
added Dec 18, 2015 20:14

[Michigan] Cigarillo use increases estimates of teen smoking rates by half

The percentage of teens who smoked tobacco in the past 30 days increased by more than half when cigarillos—small cigars or little cigars—are included with regular cigarettes as a form of tobacco use. The finding supports concerns in the public health com
University of Michigan
added Dec 18, 2015 20:13

[Michigan] Teen cigarette smoking drops to historic low in 2015

"But each new generation that comes of age needs to be warned of the dangers of cigarette smoking, or we risk returning to the high levels of smoking we have seen in the past. Further, the study now finds that many students are smoking tobacco in forms ot
University of Michigan
added Dec 18, 2015 20:12

[Michigan] Unhealthy choices cost company health care plans billions of dollars

One out of every four dollars employers pay for health care is tied to unhealthy lifestyle choices or conditions like smoking, stress and obesity, despite the fact that most large employers have workplace wellness programs.
University of Michigan
added Dec 14, 2015 02:21

[Michigan] 1937 cigar industry strike

A history of the sit down strikes by predominantly Polish women workers in Detroit during the great depression: part of a national wave of sit-ins. (libertarian communism)
added Dec 13, 2015 16:45

[Michigan] Smoker’s Wonderland celebrates ribbon cutting

But they’re also serving customers who have switched to the e-cigarette, which is generally considered a less harmful alternative. Smoker’s Wonderland offers a wide variety of e-cigarette devices and flavored liquids for “vaping”.
Farmington (MI) Voice
added Dec 13, 2015 16:45

[Michigan] LaFAIVE/NESBIT: $1 Cigarette Tax Hike Helps Smugglers, Not Health Outcomes

For Michigan, the study’s model shows that as of 2013, 25 percent of all the cigarettes smoked here were smuggled in.... The same goes for nicotine in an era we have called “prohibition by price”: The product may be legal, but it has been (artificially)
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Nov 29, 2015 15:53
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