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Michigan Physicians Applaud Governor Whitmer’s Bold Move to Protect Children from Vaping, Nicotine Addiction

Michigan Physicians Applaud Governor Whitmer’s Bold Move to Protect Children from Vaping, Nicotine Addiction

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) President Mohammed A. Arsiwala, MD, today praised Governor Gretchen Whitmer for her announced plan to protect children from nicotine addiction, illness, and dangers associated with vaping.

“Governor Whitmer is right when she declares Michigan children’s use of e-cigarettes is a public health crisis, with lifelong and devastating consequences,” said Doctor Arsiwala. “Vaping is dangerous. The Governor’s bold move to ban the sale of flavored vaping products – products clearly and shamefully targeted at our kids – will prevent nicotine addiction before it starts, and make a real difference in children’s lives.”

The Michigan State Medical Society is a professional association of more than 15,000 Michigan physicians. Its mission is to promote a health care environment which supports physicians in caring for, and enhancing the health of Michigan citizens through science, quality, and ethics in the practice of medicine. Please visit www.msms.org for more information.