Against smoking ban
To the editor:
Oakland Press – Pontiac,MI,USA
John Garfield, R-Rochester Hills, said Garfield has opposed the smoking ban in the past. “He thinks it’s up to the individual business owner,” Jessup said. …
WXYZ – Detroit,MI,USA
But we do not favor exempting Detroit Casinos from the smoking ban. To do so would give them an unfair advantage over nearby restaurants and bars. …
Kalamazoo Gazette – Kalamazoo,MI,USA
By The Flint Journal Is there enough steam behind a workplace smoking ban in Michigan to overcome remaining opposition to this healthful step? …
Port Huron Times Herald – Port Huron,MI,USA
For St. Clair County, like many Michigan communities, a partial smoking ban is better than nothing. The county’s adult smoking rate is 35.1%, more than 10% …
Michigan House committee approves smoking ban bill
By TIM MARTIN, The Associated Press???
WLNS – Lansing,MI,USA? June 12, 2007
It’s been several years since lawmakers voted on a smoking ban. Lawmakers say a vote is possible on this new bill within the next few weeks.
WZZM – Grand Rapids,MI,USA
But now Democrats lead the House, bringing hope to supporters of a smoking ban. The legislation is opposed by restaurants and bars, which argue they should …
Royal Oak Daily Tribune – Royal Oak,MI,USA
On Monday, City Commissioner Gary Lelito will propose a smoking ban for public places and almost all public and private work sites in Royal Oak, …
EDITORIAL: State smoking ban a misguided plan
At issue: A proposed Michigan smoking ban in bars and restaurants.
If Michigan lawmakers truly wanted to protect residents, they would skip regulation and instead encourage more education about the real problem — cigarettes and other harmful tobacco products.
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