Michigan Beaches May Go Smoke-Free
While in Grand Rapids this week, Governor Rick Snyder introduced the Health and Wellness plan.  One part of this plan is to give the DNR the power to make state beaches smoke free.
The need to improve overall health and the desire keep our beaches clean were both cited as reasons to go…
New Anti-Smoking Warnings To Debut In October 2012
The federal government has released their new cigarette warning labels, to be placed on the side of packs by October 2012.
Similarly graphic warning messages are already used in 40 other countries,  and the FDA hopes to persuade smokers to cutback or quit altogether.
Should We Accomodate Smoking Veterans?
Despite efforts to get it done as soon as possible, a warm smoking area for smokers at the Grand Rapids Home For Veterans is just getting finished this week.
State Representative Roy Schmidt, and Senator David Hildenbrand as well as the trade unions that they were working with (who agreed to donate t…