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A Michigan Court of Claims judge says the state ban on flavored vaping products must be lifted. That’s while underlying litigation opposing the ban plays out in court.

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Starting Wednesday, Michigan vape shops will have to stop selling flavored nicotine products. The final rules of the ban were announced two weeks ago. They were put in place by Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s administration. The state says that young people vaping has become a public health crisis.


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Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prompted a federal investigation.

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Vape shop owners and advocates expressed their frustrations Thursday with an upcoming state ban on flavored vaping products.           


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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is moving to make Michigan the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes.

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Legislation nearing the desk of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer would ban minors from using electronic cigarettes, but it is uncertain if she will sign it.

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Schools across the state say Michigan lawmakers need to regulate e-cigarettes and help keep them out of the hands of minors. But there’s a dispute over how to do that.


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Republicans and Democrats in the state Senate have voted to get tougher on retailers that sell nicotine-infused vaping products to minors. Public health groups said the legislation falls short. Capitol Correspondent Rick Pluta reports.


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On the March 4, 2019, edition of Monday with the Mayor: Charlotte mayor Tim Lewis made a big announcement about the future of the Owens-Illinois bottling facility that's sat vacant since 2010. Plus, he talked about efforts by the city to stop children from vaping. And he shares the picture of a building in Charlotte that he is most proud of.


On the heels of a recent report that smoking rates in the U.S. have hit a record low, health officials and the American Cancer Society are hoping today’s Great American Smokeout will drive the numbers even lower.