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Wed March 26, 2014
Stateside for Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The number of adults who smoke cigarettes is the lowest it's been in decades: 19% in 2010, compared to more than double that in 1965.
But now there are e-cigarettes, and it seems the use of these battery-powered nicotine inhalers is growing faster than science can keep up.
We explore the health risks of so-called "vaping" and what the state is doing to keep e-cigs out of the hands of children.
But first on today’s show, from elation to a state of limbo.
That's the status of same-sex couples in Michigan who had hoped to marry following last Friday's ruling from federal judge Bernard Friedman, a ruling that struck down Michigan's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
More than 300 couples rushed to speak their vows on Saturday before the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay of Judge Friedman's ruling until appeals proceedings conclude.
And now we have heard from Governor Rick Snyder about those couples. He said the state will not recognize those marriages.
MLive writer Jonathon Oosting joined us today.