This week the Ann Arbor city council passed an ordinance to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21.
Cigarettes seem to be losing popularity among college students, while marijuana is gaining popularity.
That’s according to a study done by the University of Michigan.
The study says six percent of full-time college students used marijuana at least twenty times in a thirty day period. Making them daily, or near-daily users. Continue reading
A Michigan Representative has introduced legislation that would make smoking with someone under 18 in the car a civil infraction. Much like a speeding ticket. Continue reading
It could soon be illegal to sell electronic cigarettes to children in Michigan. The state Senate unanimously passed legislation Thursday meant to keep the smokeless devices out of the hands of minors.
There’s a movement in Lansing to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes. The smokeless devices deliver a nicotine-laced mist that users inhale.
Electronic cigarettes often are advertised as a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes, but there are a lot of questions about those claims.
Central Michigan University will go tobacco-free beginning July 1, 2014, joining 800 other colleges and universities nationally that have already banned tobacco products from campus.
Under the new rules, tobacco use will only be permitted in private vehicles with the windows rolled up.