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Wayne State Could Soon Become Smoke-Free Campus

Several students have complained that the school’s “25-feet smoking rule” is not being followed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2014

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Michigan Senate Votes To Use Tobacco Taxes For Capitol Fund

Legislation unanimously approved Wednesday would redistribute revenue from taxes on cigarettes

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2014

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E-Cigarettes Ignite Debate Over Regulation, Sales

Banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to kids may seem like a no-brainer, yet a number of health advocacy groups oppose legislation that does just that.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2014

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CVS Plans To Stop Selling Tobacco Products

CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.

02/05/2014

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Mich. OKs Cigarette Tax Deal Despite Complaints

Michigan’s $2-per-pack cigarette tax, 11th-highest in the country, has made the state a target for smuggling, which hurts tax revenues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2013

CMU Plans To Become Tobacco-Free Starting July 1

The Mount Pleasant school says the policy, “A Breath of Fresh Air,” will eliminate the use of tobacco products indoors or outdoors on campus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2013

Mich. Lawmaker Wants To Ban Tobacco Use In Cars With Kids

The legislation would make it illegal for any tobacco product to be lit in a vehicle when a person under the age of 18 is inside.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

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Michigan Contract For Cigarette Stamps Questioned

Michigan wants to award a $9.6 million contract to Xerox to help make sure taxes are paid on cigarettes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

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Fire On 9th Floor Of Skyview Tower Apts Injures One

A potentially deadly situation is averted after residents in an apartment building in Detroit are evacuated due to a fire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2013

Health System To Screen Job Seekers For Nicotine

Flint-based McLaren Health Care has instituted a no-nicotine policy for all job applicants, testing them for tobacco use as part of the drug screening process.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2013

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