Michigan Senate Passes Cigar Tax Changes, Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

This week, the Michigan State Senate passed a group of tobacco-related bills that include an increase to the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco purchasing...
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A List of States Where Cigar Shops are Closed Due to Coronavirus (Big Update)

Like most businesses, cigar shops across the United States are having to make changes to their businesses due to coronavirus COVID-19 and various governmental orders...
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Michigan Court Says Municipalities Cannot Increase Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

Cities and counties in Michigan will still not be able to increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. A Michigan Appeals...
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Michigan Legislators Introduce Beach Smoking Ban Bills

A pair of Michigan legislators have introduced bills into the legislature that seek to ban smoking on any state-owned beaches. On Tuesday, HB 4936 was...
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Elk Rapids, Mich. Bans Smoking in Parks

On Monday, the Elk Rapids Village Council passed an ordinance expanding an existing smoking ban to cover a number of areas within the small municipality....
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Michigan Senators Propose Extending Cigar Tax Cap Indefinitely

The battle over Michigan’s 50-cent cap on the cigar tax will add a new chapter this legislation as five senators have introduced a bill to...
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Michigan Legislators to Consider Increasing Tobacco Age to 21

A number of state legislatures will be debating the idea of making the minimum age to purchase—and possibly possess—tobacco and tobacco alternatives to 21-years-old in...
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Michigan Governor Vetoes Cigar Tax Cap Extension

It may have seemed like a foregone conclusion that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder would sign a piece of legislation making a 50-cent per cigar tax...
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Michigan Cigar Tax Cap Likely Becoming Permanent 

The 50 cent tax cap on cigars in the state of Michigan is currently set to expire in late 2021, though that’s likely to change...
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Boyne City, Mich. Bans Smoking in Parks

The Boyne City Commission unanimously passed a resolution at its meeting on Tuesday that bans smoking in all city parks after hearing complaints from residents...
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Port Huron, Mich. Passes Parks and Beaches Smoking Ban

A proposed expansion to Port Huron’s existing smoking ban that will bring an end to the use of tobacco products and tobacco alternatives in the...
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