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.
Mich. OKs Cigarette Tax Deal Despite ComplaintsMichigan's $2-per-pack cigarette tax, 11th-highest in the country, has made the state a target for smuggling, which hurts tax revenues.
CMU Plans To Become Tobacco-Free Starting July 1The Mount Pleasant school says the policy, "A Breath of Fresh Air," will eliminate the use of tobacco products indoors or outdoors on campus.
Mich. Lawmaker Wants To Ban Tobacco Use In Cars With KidsThe 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.
Michigan Contract For Cigarette Stamps QuestionedMichigan wants to award a $9.6 million contract to Xerox to help make sure taxes are paid on cigarettes.
Fire On 9th Floor Of Skyview Tower Apts Injures One A potentially deadly situation is averted after residents in an apartment building in Detroit are evacuated due to a fire.
Health System To Screen Job Seekers For NicotineFlint-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.
Analysis: High Cigarette Taxes Contribute To Increased Smuggling Rates In MichiganMore than 29 percent of Michigan’s total cigarette consumption in 2011 was smuggled into the state, according to The Mackinac Center for Public Policy.
Students Work To Remove Butts From BeachSome community college students say beach-goers should see fewer cigarette butts in the sand next summer, thanks to their cleanup project.
Officials: Apartment Fire Caused By Cigarettes In Plastic ContainerWaterford fire investigators say cigarettes put in a plastic container started a Monday afternoon fire that destroyed five apartments.
Government Seeks To Cut Tobacco Use On College CampusesThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services wants college campuses nationwide to take steps to eliminate tobacco use.
Police: Group Home Beating Sparked By Cigarette ArgumentLivonia police are investigating a beating at a group home allegedly sparked by an argument about cigarettes that left one man seriously injured and another member of the group home facing charges.
Group Brings Attention To #1 Litter Problem In America: Cigarette ButtsWith Earth Day approaching, a public health nonprofit group is trying to call attention to a huge litter problem: cigarette butts.
Doctor: Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall OffA Troy plastic surgeon is warning that smoking before some types of breast surgery could cause your nipples to turn black and fall off.
National Report: Michigan Ranks 41st In Protecting Kids From TobaccoMichigan 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.