Adolescent Health

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  The state has launched a program to help kids stop smoking, in part so students don’t get suspended from school.

 

An increase in students using e-cigarettes has led to many schools implementing automatic suspensions for smoking.

 

A recent state survey found 25 percent of seventh and 11th graders in the region say they vaped within the last 30 days. In Emmet County, youth vaping increased by 84 percent over the last two years.

 

Today on Stateside, how new rules from the state are likely to shape the marketplace for recreational marijuana in Michigan. Plus, a new bipartisan proposal in Lansing would overhaul the state’s current emergency manager law.