Headlines Tagged with Wisconsin — 5,065 headlines found
RYAN: Wisconsin is poised to repeat the mistakes of the past / Passing this legislation will tie the hands of local elected officials in the future without any true understanding of the health impacts of e-cigarettes.
would strip municipalities of their right to include electronic cigarettes in their communities' smoke-free air ordinances. Lawmakers should protect public health, support local control and respect the need for further scientific study.
May 13, 2015 Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added May 13, 2015 14:12
WMC does not disclose their issue advocacy donors list to the public. WMC lobbies on behalf of its members "whenever the state legislature is in session"
Feb 14, 2015 Wikipedia
added May 12, 2015 13:29
The bill would strip municipalities of their right to include electronic cigarettes in their community’s smoke-free air ordinances. The fact is the marketing and popularity of electronic cigarettes has far outpaced the science on whether these
Apr 29, 2015 Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI)
added Apr 29, 2015 06:28
Tobacco was first grown by enterprising Wisconsin settlers in 1844 in Walworth County. Twenty years later, the Civil War boosted the popularity of cigars in the state, but it was ultimately the significant German immigrant population that created a huge
Apr 24, 2015 Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Apr 25, 2015 12:31
why bar local governments from acting on their concerns about the effects of smoking e-cigarettes? Beyond that, why interfere at all with local government authority to regulate e-smoking? Just how much power do state legislators want to wield over local
Apr 21, 2015 Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Apr 22, 2015 12:52
The popularity of e-cigarettes has Wisconsin lawmakers wrestling with questions—where they should be used, if they should be taxed and whether they're safe.
Apr 16, 2015 Superior (WI) Daily Telegram
added Apr 18, 2015 12:52
Madison added electronic cigarettes to the smoking ban back in January, but a bill state lawmakers will consider soon looks to prevent local governments from passing those kinds of restrictions. The proposal from Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, would
Apr 9, 2015 Badger Herald
added Apr 14, 2015 16:21
Kleefisch's party controls the Legislature. Let's start with him. The Oconomowoc Republican is putting the final touches on a bill pre-empting local governments from enacting their own e-cigarette bans. If it became law, it would repeal bans enacted by M
Mar 30, 2015 Janesville (WI) Gazette
added Apr 2, 2015 13:22
It’s a three-sided debate: Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch wants to tell local governments they can’t ban e-cigarettes. Democratic Rep. Debra Kolste wants to add e-cigarettes to the statewide indoor smoking ban. And others ask whether Wisconsin should foll
Mar 31, 2015 Beloit (WI) Daily News
added Mar 31, 2015 14:19
Larry Spanbauer, a local historian and secretary of the Oshkosh Memorabilia Club, has discovered a little known fact about Oshkosh - it once had a booming cigar industry. After two years of research, he recently published a book detailing how Oshkosh ma
Mar 28, 2015 Washington Times
added Mar 30, 2015 21:02