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LETTER: Dan Sebald: Wisconsin up in smoke

Have Democrats forgotten the tobacco industry lawsuit? Forgotten how Gov. Scott McCallum "borrowed" Wisconsin's share of the settlement to balance the state budget when that money should have been spent on adolescent smoking prevention? How about account
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Jul 20, 2017 16:54
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Inconsistent policy causes confusion

an apartment here owned by the Superior Housing Authority... the picnic table is a community area...smokers have taken it over...all community areas are smoke free but the SHA tells tenants they can sit out there and smoke.
Superior (WI) Daily Telegram
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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[Wisconsin] Big Tobacco Targets the Black Community

Native Americans and White adults are the highest consumers of tobacco products in America. Yet, tobacco advertisements are found 10 times more in the Black community than anywhere else in the nation. In America, 18.3% of Black Adults are tobacco smokers
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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Health officials: Wisconsin celebrates 7 years of smoke-free air in workplaces

According to a press release from the Eau Claire City-County Health Department, a 2010 legislation passed in Wisconsin to eliminate indoor smoking in all workplaces, including bars and restaurants. In Eau Claire County, the percentage of youth using tob
WQOW ABC 18 (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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[Wisconsin] ABLER: Ordinance moving tenants in Sheboygan toward smoke-free living

As we start a favorite month in Wisconsin, we are reminded that this is the seventh year our state celebrates the Smoke Free Air Bill passage of July 5, 2010. In June we celebrated Healthy Homes Month, which is sponsored by U.S. Department of Housing And
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Jul 4, 2017 01:51
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Wisconsin Bucks National Trend On E-Cigarettes

Across the nation, the number of teens using e-cigarettes dropped dramatically last year. But in Wisconsin it was just the opposite.
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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[Wisconsin] Letter: Anti-smoking efforts should target Hmong, Lao

Many of the Hmong and Lao do not know smoking is dangerous to their heath and now many have become victims of cancer. The Hmong and Lao are vulnerable to the high risks of smoking and secondhand smoking. The vulnerability includes the lack of higher educ
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Jun 7, 2017 01:38
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[Wisconsin] Lawmaker: Budget likely to increase taxes on little cigars

Republican Rep. Dale Kooyenga has long pushed for little cigars — which have filters and are smaller than cigarillos — to be taxed the same as cigarettes, and he thinks there’s enough support for the idea this year. The proposal is part of a larger Assem
Wisconsin State Journal
added May 25, 2017 01:15
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[Wisconsin] Lawmaker: Budget likely to increase little cigar tax

Republican Rep. Dale Kooyenga has long pushed for little cigars, which have filters and are smaller than cigarillos, to be taxed the same as cigarettes, and he thinks there's enough support for the idea this year. The proposal is part of a larger Assemb
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2017 15:34
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[Wisconsin] Increase On 'Little Cigars' In GOP Assembly Tax Plan

They’re called little cigars, but Sara Sahli, with the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network, said they’re really cigarettes in disguise. The only difference is the brown wrapping — and a big difference in price. "You can get a pack of these
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added May 11, 2017 13:25
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