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[Michigan] Raising Genesee County tobacco buying age to 21 on hold after lawsuit

An ordinance by the Genesee County Board of Commissioners set to go into effect Monday, May 15, prohibiting retailers from selling tobacco products or paraphernalia to anyone under 21 years old has been put on hold. Michigan-based RPF Oil Company filed a
Michigan Live
added May 16, 2017 12:34
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[Michigan] Lawsuit filed against Genesee County over tobacco ordinance

This ordinance passed Feb. 14 and technically is supposed to begin Monday. The lawsuit was filed May 12 by RPF oil company, which owns many gas stations and convenient stores that sell tobacco products in Genesee County. According to the lawsuit, the o
WJRT abc12 (Flint, MI)
added May 15, 2017 20:10
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[Michigan] Deadly house fire, sparked by cigarette and oxygen tank

A 64-year old man is dead following a house fire over the weekend. It was apparently sparked by a cigarette and an oxygen tank.
WJRT abc12 (Flint, MI)
added May 9, 2017 20:48
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[Michigan] Tobacco Co. Asks Justices To Review Backdated Tax Law ($$)

Reynolds Tobacco Co. has joined a growing number of companies urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Michigan appeals court ruling in favor of the state’s decision to retroactively withdraw from a multistate agreement on corporate franchise taxes, sayi
Law360
added May 3, 2017 23:28
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[Michigan] Clark Township designates its parks smoke-free

Clark Township in Mackinac County, Michigan was recognized by the Sault Tribe Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH) Grant Project for designating parks and outdoor recreation areas tobacco-free, which include cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and e-
Sault Ste. Marie (MI) Evening News
added Apr 22, 2017 12:30
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E-cigarettes burst into flames, scorching Michigan men

Injuries like Becker's are becoming more common, said Karla Klas, managing director for injury prevention and community outreach at the Trauma Burn Center at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The batteries can explode with enough force to knock o
USA Today
added Apr 20, 2017 14:41
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[Michigan] Former Navy SEAL sues after e-cigarette explosion tore hole in thigh

The lawsuit claims LG Chem America, Inc. defectively designed and manufactured the e-cigarette battery, which the lawsuit alleges did not have warnings alerting users to its potential danger. The e-cigarette was distributed by Lightfire Group, LLC. and s
WZZM 13 Box Z (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:15
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[Michigan] VIDEO: E-cigarette users getting burned by exploding batteries

Klas made a presentation on the topic at the American Burn Association's annual conference last month in Boston. While she hasn't heard of any deaths caused by exploding e-cigarettes, an informal poll of representatives from about 20 burn centers around
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Apr 3, 2017 17:09
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[Michigan] Community members asking for smoking ban in downtown Eaton Rapids

Braatz owns an ice cream shop on Main St. in Eaton Rapids. He is a big part of the conversation to ban smoking in downtown. He started that conversation after he saw a 4-year-old have an asthma attack from second hand smoke. "To see an asthmatic child g
WSYM-TV FOX 47 (Lansing, MI)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01
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[Michigan] Community members asking for smoking ban in downtown Eaton Rapids

Braatz owns an ice cream shop on Main St. in Eaton Rapids. He is a big part of the conversation to ban smoking in downtown. He started that conversation after he saw a 4-year-old have an asthma attack from second hand smoke. "To see an asthmatic child g
WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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