Michigan's Smoke-free Air Law
As of May 1, 2010, Michigan residents and visitors are protected from exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke in all workplaces, including restaurants, bars, hotels and motels, thanks to the Dr. Ron Davis Smoke-free Air Law. Visit Michigan's Smoke-Free Air Law website for the most up-to-date information about the law, exemptions allowed, frequently asked questions, tools for businesses to prepare for the law, and tobacco dependence treatment information for citizens at www.michigan.gov/smokefreelaw.
Smoke-Free Air Law ComplaintsIf you observe or note a possible violation, please notify the owner or manager of the establishment when feasible, and give them the opportunity to take the appropriate steps to resolve the situation before a formal complaint is filed. If the violation is not resolved, you can report the violation for further action. The violation must fall into one of the following categories to be a valid complaint:
To report a violation at a food service establishment in Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet and Otsego counties, please contact the Health Department of Northwest Michigan at (231) 547-6523. Please note: If you do not want to leave your name and/or contact information, you can file your complaint anonymously, but the Health Department will not be able to contact you if further information is required.
Smoke-free Worksite Regulation:Public Health Clean Indoor Air Regulation of 2005
Citizen Complaint Form
Smoke-free Home Pledge
Antrim, Emmet and Otsego County Employers
Charlevoix County Employers
Tobacco CessationState & National Quit Tobacco Resource List
Michigan Smoker's Quit Kit
Great American Smoke-out
American Lung Association Programs
Michigan Quit-Line On-line!
MDCH Quit Kit
How Can I Avoid Weight Gain?
How Can I Handle the Stress of Quitting Smoking?
How Can I Quit Smoking?
Personalized Plan to Quit Smoking
What Happens When a Smoker Quits?
MDCH Smoking Around Children brochure
Smokefree.gov Smartphone App
Links of InterestAmerican Lung Association
American Heart Association
Centers for Disease Control
Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Michigan Cancer Consortium
Michigan Dept. of Community Health
National Cancer Institute - Tobacco Cessation