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Analysis: High Cigarette Taxes Contribute To Increased Smuggling Rates In Michigan

More than 29 percent of Michigan’s total cigarette consumption in 2011 was smuggled into the state, according to The Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2013

Students Work To Remove Butts From Beach

Some community college students say beach-goers should see fewer cigarette butts in the sand next summer, thanks to their cleanup project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2012

Crews work to put out a fire at an apartment unit in Waterford. (WWJ/Lance Howard)

Officials: Apartment Fire Caused By Cigarettes In Plastic Container

Waterford fire investigators say cigarettes put in a plastic container started a Monday afternoon fire that destroyed five apartments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012

Government Seeks To Cut Tobacco Use On College Campuses

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services wants college campuses nationwide to take steps to eliminate tobacco use.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2012

Police: Group Home Beating Sparked By Cigarette Argument

Livonia police are investigating a beating at a group home allegedly sparked by an argument about cigarettes that left one man seriously injured and another member of the group home facing charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

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Group Brings Attention To #1 Litter Problem In America: Cigarette Butts

With Earth Day approaching, a public health nonprofit group is trying to call attention to a huge litter problem: cigarette butts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2012

Doctor: Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall Off

A Troy plastic surgeon is warning that smoking before some types of breast surgery could cause your nipples to turn black and fall off.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2011

National Report: Michigan Ranks 41st In Protecting Kids From Tobacco

Michigan ranks 41st in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released Wednesday by a coalition of public health organizations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2011

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CDC: Smokers Are Smoking Less

Fewer American adults are smoking cigarettes, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Also, daily smokers are smoking fewer cigarettes each day, it says.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2011

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FDA Issues Graphic Cigarette Labels

In the most significant change to U.S. cigarette packs in 25 years, the FDA released nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2011

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