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[Michigan] SABET: Marijuana Lobby Admits Tobacco Industry Executives Pay-to-Play

Kampia admitted he went back and forth with Michigan tobacco executives over how to create a law that would forge an “oligopoly” of licensees permitted to transport marijuana. The tobacco magnates wanted this provision in order to permanently line their
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:56
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[Michigan] LGBTQ Community Centers Promote Smoke-Free Prides

centers across Michigan are banding together to tackle the number one killer attacking the community...tobacco...the LGBTQ community can lend its voice to promote, protect and preserve our planet by promoting a smoke-free ordinance at Pride events through
Pride Source Media Group (Livonia, MI)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:14
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[Michigan] Interest groups foot county's legal bill in fight over raising tobacco age

Outside interest groups will foot the bill for Genesee County to hire a private attorney to defend hiking the county's tobacco-buying age to 21. In a meeting in late May, Genesee County Commissioners voted to retain Washington D.C.-based law firm Gupta W
Michigan Live
added Jun 7, 2017 01:44
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[Michigan] Conflict arises regarding Tobacco 21

However, a lawsuit by a local oil company has delayed the enforcement of the new ordinance. The lawsuit argues the legislation, which was approved by Genesee County Board of Commissioners Feb. 14, is in direct conflict with the Age of Majority Act, which
Burton (MI) View
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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[Michigan] Tobacco 21 now law in Genesee County, but lawsuit halts enforcement

It took effect Monday. But right now, if you don't follow it nothing with happen. "The regulation stands but will not be enforced at this time," said Mark Valacak, Genesee County Health Officer.
WEYI NBC-25 (Flint, MI)
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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[Michigan] Enforcement of new Genesee County tobacco purchasing age delayed until June

A Monday, May 22, hearing for a lawsuit against Genesee County over an ordinance pushing the tobacco-buying age up to 21 years old has been delayed. The hearing date has been moved to June 19 in front of Genesee County Circuit Judge Judith Fullerton at t
Michigan Live
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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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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