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Unlicensed: The Real Story Behind Teenage Smoking - Part 2

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INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS) - Smoking prevention experts in Ingham County say "preemption", a law banning Michigan counties from establishing programs meant to prevent underage smoking, exists because of the "big tobacco" lobby.

We decided to go to the source, and speak to a former lobbyist for the Tobacco Institute about the controversial law.

Tune in to 6 News at 11 to hear this story from Joe Khalil.

You can also watch Part 1 of this series, Unlicensed: The Real Story Behind Teenage Smoking.

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