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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

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

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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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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Smoking Likely Caused Blast That Killed Two

Authorities say smoking at a southwestern Michigan house where a resident was using oxygen tanks for a medical condition likely caused an explosion that killed two people and injured four others.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2011

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Michigan Woman Is ‘World’ Pipe Smoking Contest Champ

Eight months ago, Sandy Sian had never smoked. So, the 39-year-old Lowell woman is not exactly sure how she managed to out-smoke other veteran pipe smokers to win an Oct. 29 contest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2011

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U-M Study: Women Smokers Face Tougher Odds After Heart Attack

Fewer women than men smoke in the United States, but the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center study suggests smoking is more dangerous for women.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2011

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Study: Significant Rise In Cigar Use Among Young Adults

A new study shows the use of cigars and cigarillos has significantly risen among young people, in part because of their appeal through lower prices and sweet flavors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2011

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