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[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Ban e-cigarettes from indoor workplaces

Just as tobacco smokers have a right to smoke, but are prohibited from doing so inside indoor workplaces because of the harmful effects to others, e-cigarette users should face the same restriction for the same reason. In this case, given what we do and
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Jul 24, 2014 10:50

[Wisconsin] Menthol cigarettes harder to quit, UW-Madison study says

Menthol flavoring may make it harder to quit smoking cigarettes, especially for black women, a UW-Madison study found. In a study of people trying to quit smoking, 38 percent of non-menthol smokers quit after six months, compared to 31 percent of mentho
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 14:20

[Wisconsin] Growing popularity of e-cigarettes spurs debate

The statewide workplace smoking ban took effect July 5, 2010. The city of Appleton instituted its ban five years earlier. A growing focus on e-cigarettes follows marketing efforts among several companies promoting them as a “smoke anywhere” option now t
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Jul 15, 2014 14:40

[Wisconsin] In national ad, Eau Claire mom shares the dangers of smoking

A young Eau Claire mother who smoked through pregnancy and delivered her baby two months prematurely at a dangerously low birth weight hopes the view she shares through the window of a neonatal incubator will help other women quit smoking before having ba
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jul 14, 2014 23:04
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Some Wisconsin smokers to be offered free help to quit

Smokers who see a doctor for any reason at several clinics in the Milwaukee, Madison and Janesville areas will automatically be offered free help to quit smoking as part of a "real-world" study by the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research an
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jul 14, 2014 22:47

[Wisconsin] VIDEO: NEW INFORMATION: Eau Claire council passes e-cigarette ban by 9-1 vote

Tuesday night, the Eau Claire City Council voted to change its smoking ordinance, and ban the use of e-cigarettes within 25 feet of city buildings. In a 9-1 vote, the council voted to change the city's current smoking ordinance. City council member Kathy
WEAU-TV Channel 13 NBC (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jul 9, 2014 19:41

[Wisconsin] LETTER: Former smoker turns anti-smoking crusader

Back in the 1970s, during one of Paul Soglin's former mayoral stints, he would bum cigarettes off staff and me. I worked for the county. He liked my Kent's and smoked them indoors at meetings I attended. Now he's an anti-smoking crusader in his sponsors
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 7, 2014 16:41
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[Wisconsin] E-cigarette ban possible in Eau Claire ($$)

City Council members could follow their Eau Claire County counterparts by banning the smoking of e-cigarettes in all city buildings. Councilwoman Kathy Mitchell and Councilman Michael Xiong proposed an ordinance that would outlaw smoking e-cigarettes in
Eau Claire (WI) Leader-Telegram
added Jul 6, 2014 21:53

[Wisconsin] GLEWEN: No evidence for e-cigarette safety

Dodge County community members may have recently seen a billboard on Highway 33 heading into Beaver Dam encouraging smokers to quit by switching to e-cigarettes. While this sounds nice in theory, here are a few reasons to be concerned about e-cigarettes:
Beaver Dam (WI) Daily Citizen
added Jun 24, 2014 13:19

[Wisconsin] Stevens Point struggling with regulations on e-cigarette bars

A city committee will meet Monday to try to come up with a plan to regulate electronic cigarette vapor bars as more and more of the businesses are opening in Stevens Point. The Stevens Point City Council could decide to amend city zoning ordinances to in
Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added May 12, 2014 20:12
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