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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

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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

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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

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Debate Still Lights Up Over Michigan 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2012

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Northern Michigan Camp Leads To Lifestyle Changes

As we begin to see the yearly migration “up north” for summer recreation, some people will be heading in that direction for a different kind of summer camp.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2012

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Smoking Blamed For Fatal House Fire

Authorities say smoking materials caused a fire at an apartment in Grand Rapids that killed an 83-year-old woman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2012

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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

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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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Great American SmokeOut Today

Today, the American Cancer Society marks the 36th Great American Smokeout – a day to encourage smokers to make a plan to quit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

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