House District 84

Full Questionnaire text can be found here.  All answers are verbatim with the exception that explanations that started with a lower case letter were capitalized.

Question 1: Do you support legislation that would create a strong fully funded, comprehensive tobacco retail licensing system in Michigan that includes strong enforcement and penalties on violators? 

Nancy DeBoer: Yes. 

 

Larry Jackson.: Did Not Respond

Question 2- Do you support simplifying the taxation rate to a uniform rate of 32% that covers all tobacco products?

Nancy DeBoer: Yes. 

Larry Jackson.: Did Not Respond

Question 3- Do you support legislation that would reduce or eliminate ineffective Purchase, Use and Possession laws?

Nancy DeBoer: No. I do not believe in committing to an exact dollar amount for any funding each and every year, as things can change. However, I am fully supportive of funding whatever we can do to minimize the use of tobacco products and vaping etc on the entire population, especially our youth.

Larry Jackson.: Did Not Respond

Question 4- Do you support increasing Michigan's annual expenditures for cessation and prevention services to a minimum of $10 million annually to support the two-thirds (68%) of people who currently smoke and would like to quit?

Nancy DeBoer: Yes.

Larry Jackson.: Did Not Respond

Question 5- Do you support recognizing Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialists as a profession for Medicaid billing?

Nancy DeBoer: Yes. 

Mike Milanowski Jr.: Did Not Respond

Question 6- Do you support giving pharmacists the authority to prescribe all seven tobacco cessation medications?

 

Nancy DeBoer: Yes. This will allow more people to have the options to cease their habit.

 

Larry Jackson.: Did Not Respond