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[Michigan] Tobacco 21 ordinance violates state law, rules Fullerton

RPF’s Attorney Clifford Knaggs said the problem has nothing to do with sales or smoking – it is the local board exceeding their power... “I believe they are trying to take advantage of us, out of the 245 municipalities [considering Tobacco 21], because w
Burton (MI) View
added Jun 22, 2017 13:50
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[Michigan] Judge says ‘Tobacco 21’ is unenforceable

 “This is about avoiding a lawsuit and saving taxpayer dollars on unwinnable lawsuits,” he said.  “If this is how the American Heart Association spends its money people should be careful who they donate the money to.”  This particular lawsuit, according
Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Jun 21, 2017 15:07
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[Michigan] Raising the smoking age to 21, and 7 other legislative ideas that affect smokers

Michigan lawmakers have introduced a number of bills that would affect smokers in Michigan. None have gained significant traction, so far, but here's a compilation of what's being considered. Smoking Age In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, Davi
Michigan Live
added Jun 20, 2017 16:39
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Change in age to purchase tobacco is very bad idea

Besides being unenforceable, any law that raises from 18 to 21 the legal age for tobacco sales is unreasonable and unfair. What are we saying, that we trust you to get killed in uniform overseas in whatever way we happen to be fighting at the time, or to
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jun 20, 2017 10:04
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[Michigan] 18 and older may buy tobacco in Genesee County for now, judge rules

Determining that the enforcement of a 21-and-up tobacco-buying age may cause "irreparable harm" to local businesses, on Monday, June 19, Genesee Circuit Judge Judith A. Fullerton granted a preliminary injunction and a temporary restraining order on the co
Michigan Live
added Jun 19, 2017 20:32
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Health Leaders Urge Michigan Lawmakers to Raise

We are very disappointed that a Michigan circuit court today prevented the implementation of Genesee County’s law prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Such laws are life-saving and contribute to healthier individuals, fa
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:31
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[Michigan] New smoking age restrictions proposed

Braun, who represents the 77th District, has introduced the Youth Tobacco Act. The Act would raise the state's legal age to purchase any form of tobacco, including e-cigarettes, to 21 years of age.
1450 WHTC (Holland, MI)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:42
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Bills would overhaul Michigan smoking laws

A bill introduced by Rep. Tommy Brann, R-Wyoming, would hike the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. It would also prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes, chew, cigars, pipes and hookahs to those under 21. Companion legislation sponsored by Democrats and Republ
WKZO 590 AM (Kalamazoo, MI)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:41
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House bill would move legal smoking age up to 21 in Michigan

Smoking cigarettes would get a lot harder, especially for young people, under a package of bills introduced in the Legislature last week. ... also would ban tobacco product vending machines, online sales of cigarettes and change the infraction for sellin
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Jun 11, 2017 13:28
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[Michigan] If OK’d, ordinance would eliminate outdoor smoking

City Council at its regular meeting on Wednesday narrowly approved the first reading of an ordinance to regulate smoking and the use of tobacco products in outdoor public places. Three council members voted to approve the first reading while Councilmen S
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jun 10, 2017 21:18
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