It would be a $50 fine to sell electronic cigarettes to minors under a bill that cleared the state Senate on Wednesday. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The state Senate could vote Wednesday on legislation that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. But Governor Rick Snyder (R) says he’s against the bills and hopes lawmakers will adopt a different course. 

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Jeffrey Wigand says it's not easy to come forward and share information that powerful people want to keep secret. But he says many people supported him after he revealed damaging details about the tobacco industry. Wigand says despite death threats and upheaval in his family life, he would do it again. 


A check by state health officials over the past year found an uptick in the number of retailers illegally selling tobacco to minors. 

Next Step Not Clear for "E-Cigarette" Legislation

Jan 19, 2015

It’s unclear if lawmakers will develop new legislation to regulate e-cigarettes in Michigan. Governor Snyder voted a bill on Friday that would have banned the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.