Tobacco Use Penalties Delayed

Yet another delay in the federal health care overhaul may be good news for smokers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2013

Woman Suffers Severe Burns While Lighting Cigarette

A Walled Lake woman is in critical condition after accidentally setting herself on fire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2013

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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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

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Doctors Ask Parents To Keep A ‘Smoke-Free’ Car

A new study shows that doctors aren’t doing enough to warn parents about the dangers of smoking in the car.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2012

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Study: Negative Effects Minimal From Smoking Ban

It’s been over two years since Michigan imposed a ban on smoking in restaurants and bars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2012

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

State Offering Free Nicotine Patches, Gum or Lozenges

“By offering these free NRT products, we hope more Michiganders can experience the many health benefits of becoming smoke-free.”

CBS Detroit–08/30/2012

Detroit Medical Center To Stop Hiring Smokers

The DMC announced Wednesday that it’s implementing a “nicotine-free” hiring policy, effective July 1st.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012

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Some Seek Exemption From State Smoking Ban

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2012