MICHIGAN

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: None

Excise Taxes

E-Cigarettes Defined as Tobacco Products?

-No-

E-Cigarettes Included in Smoking Bans?

-Third Judicial Circuit Court-

 

TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION 101: MICHIGAN

Key Points: 

  • 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.

 

MICHIGAN TOBACCO AND VAPOR MONIES

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ECONOMIC BURDEN OF SMOKING IN MICHIGAN

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FDA Compliance Checks
January 1, 2018 - October 1, 2019

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Types of Products Sold

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