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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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Charlotte mayor Tim Lewis

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.