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[Wisconsin] Health Officials Raise Concerns Over Minors' Access To E-Cigarettes

For the first time, state health officials are requiring local municipalities to track the sale of liquid nicotine and e-cigarettes under the Wisconsin WINS program. When young volunteers attempted to purchase these products in the city of Madison, they
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:43
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[Wisconsin] February is American Heart Month

• Don’t smoke and avoid secondhand smoke: Smokers are at a much higher risk for developing heart disease than nonsmokers. Smoking is a major cause of coronary heart disease and several other chronic conditions. Even being exposed to secondhand smoke can
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Feb 9, 2016 22:39
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Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa score too many F's on smoking report card

“While we celebrate successes such as Wisconsin’s smoke-free air law, we must also face the reality that young people are using tobacco products like e-cigarettes and little cigars is at an all-time high,” said Linda Witucki, executive director of the Am
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 7, 2016 21:48
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Wisconsin failed in tobacco prevention funding, according to report State received A for smoke-free air

Wisconsin received the worst rating for funding and accessibility to programs which help tobacco users quit, according to the State of Tobacco Control 2016 report. Currently Wisconsin’s prevention and cessation program funding amounts to only 13.2 perce
Badger Herald
added Feb 5, 2016 20:37
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Wisconsin, neighbors show mixed report cards on smoking -- with too many F's

“While we celebrate successes such as Wisconsin’s smoke-free air law, we must also face the reality that young people are using tobacco products like e-cigarettes and little cigars is at an all-time high,” said Linda Witucki, executive director of the Am
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 4, 2016 20:18
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[Wisconsin] After years of complaints, 27th Street Tobacco declared a nuisance, business shut down

The 27th Street Tobacco shop has been called toxic for the neighborhood -- and now, it has been declared a nuisance, and shut down. As Milwaukee police officers supervised on Monday, February 1st, employees removed goods from 27th Street Tobacco as a res
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added Feb 3, 2016 22:36
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[Wisconsin] City again seeks closure, sale of troublesome west side tobacco store

will return to court Monday to again ask a judge to order the closure and sale of a tobacco shop they say has been a magnet for illegal activity on the near west side. A judge in October ruled that 27th St. Tobacco was a nuisance but imposed a very limit
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Feb 1, 2016 17:34
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: 'Snuff out smoking in video games'

The national Truth Initiative recently released a report showing that smoking imagery is very common in video games and is often used to make characters seem tough or cool. Most kids my age spend many hours gaming and are exposed to these images frequent
Beloit (WI) Daily News
added Jan 28, 2016 02:59
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: Loophole allows tobacco stores to operate as "crime havens"

"It's more than just drug dealing… it's armed robberies… aggravated assaults… breaking into cars… general harassment of passersby," said Alderman Bob Bauman of Milwaukee's 4th District. The city also has evidence illegal guns were sold at this shop. "L
WDJT-TV CBS58 (Milwaukee, WI)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:15
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[Wisconsin] Cigarettes still sold to teens in region

The findings, which show stores in Wood County sold substantially more tobacco to minors than in Marathon and Portage counties, have public health officials concerned. “It’s crucial to keep all of these products out of our youth’s hands to protect the h
Wausau (WI) Daily Herald
added Jan 20, 2016 18:39
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