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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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[Wisconsin] Group looks to close "little cigar" loophole

The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Awareness Network is working to make purchasing "little cigars" the same as with cigarettes. Jennifer Amundson, media advocacy director with the Cancer Awareness Network, said the aim is to make it more difficult for
WEAU-TV Channel 13 NBC (Eau Claire, WI)
added Apr 15, 2017 19:34
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[Wisconsin] Health Officials Look To Cut Number Of Smokers By About 10M By 2024

120 health leaders are calling for the immediate implementation of a nationwide plan to reduce the number of smokers to 25 million by 2024... Michael Fiore is a physician and director of the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Interven
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:48
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: From The Star's Mailbag: Celebrate Black History Month by reducing tobacco disparities

One additional inequity often overlooked that continues to this day is the burden that tobacco places on the African-American community...Join the Tobacco-Free Columbia Dane County Coalition (TFCDC), like I did, to help in the effort. Visit www.tfcdc.com
Sun Prairie (WI) Star
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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[Wisconsin] Glass column: Regulators make patchwork of smoking restrictions

The proposals in Sudbury include classifying e-cigarette and vaping products as ordinary tobacco. As Watchdog.org has previously reported, switching from tobacco to e-cigarettes has massive health benefits.
Reedsburg (WI) Times-Press
added Mar 19, 2017 13:38
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[Wisconsin] Vaping To Help Quit Smoking

for most people it’s a technique to resist the wellness concerns linked with smoking. Vaping is therefore recommended, because it is the very best and actually the safest alternative to smoking. Moreover, e-cigarettes are regarded as a tobacco product. I
Madison (WI) Times
added Mar 11, 2017 20:53
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[Minnesota, Wisconsin] Two men charged with smuggling cigarettes over MN-WI border

Two Illinois men accused of smuggling unmarked cigarettes over state lines face felony charges in Washington County. Mohammad Abdul Majid and Iman Ugurlu, both of Illinois, were charged last month with felony-level aiding and abetting in the sale of unt
Woodbury (MN) Bulletin
added Mar 8, 2017 19:45
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[Wisconsin] Hartland's e-liquid company says federal rules threaten small business

The e-cigarette industry is a burgeoning enterprise, and that growth is on display at Johnson Creek Enterprises in Hartland. The e-cigarette liquid manufacturer was founded nine years ago by Christian Berkey in the basement of his Johnson Creek home. Tod
Lake Country Now
added Feb 27, 2017 12:09
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