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Karoub Report – February 2020

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: February 19, 2020

Vaping would be treated like a tobacco product under legislation (SB 781) which is part of a six-bill bipartisan package of legislation that requires a license to sell vaping products, creates marketing restrictions, age verification, and changes the legal smoking age from 18 to 21; Under legislation (SB 340) signed into law by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, people will be able to fill their prescriptions at “remote pharmacies” staffed by a pharmacist available through a live video feed; House bills 4386, and 5452 through 5456 would increase financial and criminal penalties for companies that poison the air, water, and land while incentivizing corporate leaders to behave more responsively, according to a press release; The Department of Insurance and Financial Services is rolling out new resources to help Michigan drivers better understand the new no-fault auto insurance reforms that take effect July 1, 2020; A recent poll shows that a 60% majority of Michigan voters support moving to a vote-by-mail election system, while 32% object. For more information on these and other legislative issues, please click on the February 2020 Karoub Report below.

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