At Beaumont and Henry Ford hospitals, smokers need not apply.
It’s been over two years since Michigan imposed a ban on smoking in restaurants and bars.
The DMC announced Wednesday that it’s implementing a “nicotine-free” hiring policy, effective July 1st.
It’s been two years since Michiganders have been able to smoke in the state’s bars and restaurants, but there are efforts to expand those who are free of the smoking ban.
Some state lawmakers are trying to burn holes in Michigan’s two-year-old smoking ban, which has cleared the air in public places and enjoyed public support but contributed to cash-flow problems at some bars.
Second-hand smoke pollutants have nearly vanished from Michigan restaurants since the state passed smoke-free laws last year.
There appears to be increasing pressure against Michigan’s ban on smoking in public workplaces.
It’s the first day of July and the first day of a smoking ban at the University of Michigan.
Starting July 1, the entire U-M Ann Arbor campus will be smoke-free. This includes popular areas like the Diag in the middle of Central Campus, tailgate areas.
Sunday marks the one year anniversary for the smoking ban in Michigan. So, has the ban hurt business for restaurants and bars?