Analysis and insight on tobacco and vapor
products in the Great Lakes State
• Cigarettes: $2.00/pack
• Other Tobacco Products: 32% Wholesale Price
• Premium Cigars:
•More than $1.5625/cigar: $0.50/cigar
•Less than $1.5625/cigar: 32% Wholesale Price
E-Cigarettes Defined as Tobacco Products?
E-Cigarettes Included in Smoking Bans?
-Third Judicial Circuit Court-
TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION 101: MICHIGAN
Michigan’s vaping industry provided more than $608 million in economic activity in 2018 while generating 2,660 direct vaping-related jobs. Sales of disposables and prefilled cartridges in Michigan exceeded $16.3 million in 2016.
As of January 9, 2020, MDHHS has reported 35 confirmed and 30 probable cases of vaping-related lung illnesses. MDHHS reports that 82.5 percent of patients report vaping THC. MDHHS earns a B for its reporting on vaping-related lung illnesses.
In 2017, only 2.9 percent of Michigan high school students reported using vapor products daily. More data is needed.
Only 5 percent of FDA retail compliance checks in Michigan resulted in sales of e-cigarettes to minors from January 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019.
Michigan spends very little on tobacco prevention. In 2019, Michigan dedicated only $1.6 million on tobacco control, or less than 1 percent of what the state received in tobacco settlement payments and taxes.