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[Michigan] VIDEO: Veterans accused in cigarette scheme plan to fight 'absurd' charges

Three military veterans were formally charged in Grand Rapids 61st District Court Thursday, Jan. 4, in connection with a cigarette smuggling scheme inside the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Ken Hammond, Tony Moore and Jeff Bowman are all facing felony c
WZZM 13 Box Z (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:08
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[Michigan] Tribe gets into tobacco business

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tobacco Company (KBICTC) soon will be putting its permit to manufacture tobacco into effect after receiving approval Nov. 27 from the federal Tax and Trade Bureau. According to Jennifer Misegan, vice president of the Tri
Escanaba (MI) Daily Press
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[Michigan] Three veterans criminally charged in connection with sale of cigarettes

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's office approved criminal charges against multiple veterans who formerly lived at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans for the sale of non-taxed cigarettes. In August, we reported four Grand Rapids Home for Veterans
WZZM 13 Box Z (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:17
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[Michigan] KBIC gets fed approval to make cigarettes

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tobacco Company (KBICTC) soon will be putting its permit to manufacture tobacco into effect after receiving approval Nov. 27 from the federal Tax and Trade Bureau.
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 21:15
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[Michigan] Health department program to reduce smoking, reduce SIDS

Local health department officials hope a new program aimed at decreasing smoking by pregnant women, new moms and others living in the home will also reduce infant death. Smoking is a leading cause of fetal and infant morbidity and mortality in the United
Ionia (MI) Sentinel-Standard
added Dec 13, 2017 04:38
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[Michigan] THOUNE: Raising legal age for tobacco purchase to 21 will save lives

Tobacco use costs Michigan $4.6 billion annually. Raising the age is likely to reduce tobacco use and lead to reduced healthcare costs. We need to increase the odds that our youth and children will be free of tobacco addiction. Michigan could become the
Jackson (MI) Citizen Patriot
added Dec 11, 2017 12:23
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco ads are a long time in coming

“In Michigan, tobacco companies spend $295 million yearly to market cigarettes and other tobacco products to young adults,” Hanson said. “Not surprisingly, nine out of 10 tobacco users start before the age of 18.” On Aug. 17, 2006, U.S. District Judge
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Dec 1, 2017 02:30
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco ads a long time coming

“In Michigan, tobacco companies spend $295 million yearly to market cigarettes and other tobacco products to young adults. Not surprisingly, nine out of 10 tobacco users start before the age of 18. We’re hopeful these corrective statements will shine the
Escanaba (MI) Daily Press
added Nov 29, 2017 15:20
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[Michigan] City bans tobacco in all parks

City commissioners recently voted to ban smoking, chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes in all city parks. Current ordinances already forbid or restrict smoking in most parks. The rule takes effect Thursday, city do
Traverse City (MI) Record-Eagle
added Nov 25, 2017 22:21
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[Michigan] City could ban smoking in parks

City commissioners on Monday will consider whether to ban smoking and e-cigarettes in all city parks. Parks and Recreation Commission members recommended as much, and smoking is already barred or restricted in most city parks.
Traverse City (MI) Record-Eagle
added Nov 6, 2017 16:26
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