Did your state make the grade?
Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Funding Smokefree Air Tobacco Taxes Access to Cessation Services Flavored Tobacco Products
F C F D F
Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Funding F
Smokefree Air C
Tobacco Taxes F
Access to Cessation Services D
Flavored Tobacco Products F

The American Lung Association calls for the following actions to be taken by Michigan's elected officials to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke:

  1. Pass a law to license all tobacco retailers, including e-cigarette retailers;
  2. Prohibit flavorings, including mint and menthol, for all tobacco products;
  3. Increase funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs; and
  4. Match the tax on non-cigarette forms of tobacco like spit tobacco, cigars, hookah and e-cigarettes to the cigarette tax.

Michigan Information

Learn more about your state specific legislation regarding efforts toward effective Tobacco Control.

Michigan Information

Learn more about your state specific legislation regarding efforts towards effective Tobacco Control.

Highlights Laws & Policies
Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Funding

Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Funding

Overall Grade F
FY2022 State Funding for Tobacco Control Programs:$1,830,900
FY2022 Federal Funding for State Tobacco Control Programs:$2,347,639*
FY2022 Total Funding for State Tobacco Control Programs:$4,178,539
CDC Best Practices State Spending Recommendation:$110,600,000
Percentage of CDC Recommended Level:3.8%
State Tobacco-Related Revenue:$1,159,400,000

*Includes tobacco prevention and cessation funding provided to states from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Funding

Overall Grade F
FY2022 State Funding for Tobacco Control Programs:$1,830,900
FY2022 Federal Funding for State Tobacco Control Programs:$2,347,639*
FY2022 Total Funding for State Tobacco Control Programs:$4,178,539
CDC Best Practices State Spending Recommendation:$110,600,000
Percentage of CDC Recommended Level:3.8%
State Tobacco-Related Revenue:$1,159,400,000

*Includes tobacco prevention and cessation funding provided to states from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Smokefree Air

Smokefree Air

Overview of State Smoking Restrictions:

Overall Grade C
Government Workplaces:Prohibited
Private Workplaces:Prohibited
Schools:Prohibited
Childcare Facilities:Prohibited
Restaurants:Prohibited
Bars:Prohibited (allowed in smoking bars)
Casinos/Gaming Establishments:Restricted (tribal establishments not subject to state law)
Retail Stores:Prohibited
Recreational/Cultural Facilities:Prohibited
E-Cigarettes Included:No
Penalties:Yes
Enforcement:Yes
Preemption/Local Opt-Out:Yes (restaurants and bars only)

Citation: MICH. COMP. LAWS §§ 333.12601 to 333.12615 & 333.12905 (2010).

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Smokefree Air

Overview of State Smoking Restrictions:

Overall Grade C
Government Workplaces:Prohibited
Private Workplaces:Prohibited
Schools:Prohibited
Childcare Facilities:Prohibited
Restaurants:Prohibited
Bars:Prohibited (allowed in smoking bars)
Casinos/Gaming Establishments:Restricted (tribal establishments not subject to state law)
Retail Stores:Prohibited
Recreational/Cultural Facilities:Prohibited
E-Cigarettes Included:No
Penalties:Yes
Enforcement:Yes
Preemption/Local Opt-Out:Yes (restaurants and bars only)

Citation: MICH. COMP. LAWS §§ 333.12601 to 333.12615 & 333.12905 (2010).

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Tobacco Taxes

Tobacco Taxes

Overall Grade F
Cigarette Tax per pack of 20:$2.00
Other Tobacco Product Taxes:
Tax on Little Cigars:Equalized: No; Weight-Based: No
Tax on Large Cigars:Equalized: No; Weight-Based: No
Tax on Smokeless Tobacco:Equalized: No; Weight-Based: No
Tax on pipe/RYO tobacco:Equalized: No; Weight-Based: No
Tax on E-Cigarettes:Equalized: N/A; Weight-Based: N/A

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Tobacco Taxes

Overall Grade F
Cigarette Tax per pack of 20:$2.00
Other Tobacco Product Taxes:
Tax on Little Cigars:Equalized: No; Weight-Based: No
Tax on Large Cigars:Equalized: No; Weight-Based: No
Tax on Smokeless Tobacco:Equalized: No; Weight-Based: No
Tax on pipe/RYO tobacco:Equalized: No; Weight-Based: No
Tax on E-Cigarettes:Equalized: N/A; Weight-Based: N/A

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Access to Cessation Services

Access to Cessation Services

Overview of State Cessation Coverage:

Overall Grade D
State Medicaid Program:
Medications:All 7 medications are covered
Counseling:Some counseling is covered
Barriers to Coverage:Minimal barriers exist to access care
Medicaid Expansion:Yes
State Employee Health Plan(s):
Medications:All 7 medications are covered
Counseling:Some counseling is covered
Barriers to Coverage:Some barriers exist to access care
State Quitline:
Investment per Smoker:$0.52; the median investment per smoker is $2.41
Other Cessation Provisions:
Private Insurance Mandate:No provision
Tobacco Surcharge:No prohibition or limitation on tobacco surcharges

Citation: See Michigan Tobacco Cessation Coverage page for specific sources.

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Access to Cessation Services

Overview of State Cessation Coverage:

Overall Grade D
State Medicaid Program:
Medications:All 7 medications are covered
Counseling:Some counseling is covered
Barriers to Coverage:Minimal barriers exist to access care
Medicaid Expansion:Yes
State Employee Health Plan(s):
Medications:All 7 medications are covered
Counseling:Some counseling is covered
Barriers to Coverage:Some barriers exist to access care
State Quitline:
Investment per Smoker:$0.52; the median investment per smoker is $2.41
Other Cessation Provisions:
Private Insurance Mandate:No provision
Tobacco Surcharge:No prohibition or limitation on tobacco surcharges

Citation: See Michigan Tobacco Cessation Coverage page for specific sources.

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Flavored Tobacco Products

Flavored Tobacco Products

Overall Grade F
Restrictions on Flavored Tobacco Products: No state law or regulation

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Flavored Tobacco Products

Overall Grade F
Restrictions on Flavored Tobacco Products: No state law or regulation

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