Michigan

Michigan Legislator Introduces Tobacco 21 Legislation

A Michigan state legislator has introduced a bill that seeks to make the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, e-cigarettes and hookah 21-years-old. H.B. 4736,…

Lawsuit Delays Tobacco Age Increase in Genesee County, Mich.

For the second time in about a week, a lawsuit has delayed the increase in the minimum age to purchase tobacco products. Last week, an…

Tecumseh, Mich. Passes Parks Smoking Ban

The city of Tecumseh, Mich. will soon have a smoking ban for its parks and recreation areas, as the city council approved a new ban…

Manistique, Mich. Bans Tobacco in Parks

Tobacco us his no longer welcome in the parks of Manistique, Mich. Last night the Manistique City Council approved a measure that banned the use of all…

Four States File Brief Opposing FDA Cigar Regulation

Last night, the states of Arizona, Louisiana, Michigan and Texas filed an amicus curiae brief opposing the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulation of premium…

Genesee County, Mich. Approves Tobacco Age Increase

Even though Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuett opined that an increase to the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Ann Arbor, Mich. was likely…

Ann Arbor, Mich. Tobacco Age Increase Could Get Overturned (Update)

Just about six months after Ann Arbor, Mich. approved an increase in the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, the state’s attorney general has declared…

Genesee County, Mich. Moves Towards Raising Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

Genesee County, Mich. is one step away from raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. Yesterday, the Genesee County Board of Commissioners…

Adrian, Mich. Passes Smoking Ban

Smokers in Adrian, Mich. will soon have fewer places to light up, as the city commission passed a smoking ban at its meeting earlier this…

Muskegon County, Mich. Commissioners Vote to Support Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

While an increase to the minimum age to purchase tobacco products isn’t official yet in Muskegon County, Mich., it certainly appears that the forthcoming proposal…

East Lansing, Mich. Passes Outdoor Smoking Ban

Yesterday, the East Lansing City Council banned smoking at city parks, recreational facilities and plazas. The new ordinance creates a fine no more than $100…