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E-Cigarettes Ignite Debate Over Regulation, Sales

Banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to kids may seem like a no-brainer, yet a number of health advocacy groups oppose legislation that does just that.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2014

Bin Zhou of Kimree shows electronic cigarettes at the Kimree booth during the 2014 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 8, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 10 and is expected to feature 3,200 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR        (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

E-Cigarette Use Getting Younger, More Expansive

E-cigarettes are not regulated like traditional tobacco, and the state legislature is considering whether or not these should be exempt from existing tobacco legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2014

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CVS Plans To Stop Selling Tobacco Products

CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.

02/05/2014

Mich. Lawmaker Wants To Ban Tobacco Use In Cars With Kids

The legislation would make it illegal for any tobacco product to be lit in a vehicle when a person under the age of 18 is inside.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

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Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

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

MILWAUKEE, WI - OCTOBER 07: Third base coach Ed Sedar and batting coach Dale Sveum of the Milwaukee Brewers celebrate with cigars after the Brewers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 in 10 innings in Game Five of the National League Division Series at Miller Park on October 7, 2011 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baseball Contract Limits Tobacco Use

Baseball’s new labor deal will limit the use of smokeless tobacco by players, but not ban it during games, as some public health groups had sought.

97.1 The Ticket–11/22/2011

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated after scoring on a pinch hit double by Brandon Inge #15 of the Detroit Tigers (Not pictured) in the top of the eighth inning giving the Detroit Tigers a 2-0 lead over the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on September 18, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Tony Medina/Getty Images)

Senators From World Series Locales Urge MLB To Ban Tobacco

Four U.S. senators and health officials from the cities hosting the World Series are urging the baseball players union to agree to a ban on chewing tobacco at games and on camera.

97.1 The Ticket–10/18/2011

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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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FDA: Agency Must Review Tobacco Products

The Food and Drug Administration says it must review tobacco products that were introduced or changed over the last four years in order for companies to keep selling them.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2011

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