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[Wisconsin] Workplace rules vary for chewing tobacco, e-cigs

A surge in the popularity of e-cigarettes has prompted Fox Cities municipalities to address workplace policies on the use of tobacco and nicotine products. Appleton, Kaukauna, Menasha and Neenah city employees face a mix of policies and rules governing
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Sep 17, 2014 14:32
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[Wisconsin] Russian doctors, nurses practice health-care diplomacy in La Crosse

A no-smoking law that went into effect July 1 forbids lighting up in hospitals, public buildings, schools “and even bus stops,” Azrapkina said. “There is a very aggressive anti-smoking campaign,” she said, adding that stores are not allowed to post ciga
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Sep 11, 2014 11:11
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E-cigarette debate heats up in Wisconsin

At least seven stores specializing in electronic cigarettes have opened this year in the Madison area, selling what operators and some anti-tobacco advocates say are a safer alternative to regular cigarettes. But health officials say little is known ab
Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI)
added Sep 8, 2014 04:14
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[Wisconsin] The Pros and Cons of E-Cigarettes

But are the WHO’s health concerns valid? And will Wisconsin follow WHO’s recommendation and include them in our indoor smoking ban? Or is vaping e-cigarettes a healthier alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, one that has no negative public hea
ExpressMilwaukee.com
added Sep 3, 2014 13:09
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[Wisconsin] Prosecutors: Tobacco store owners evaded taxes, illegally manufactured cigarettes

Prosecutors charged Ronald Runkles Jr. and Thomas Banner each with 32 misdemeanors, alleging they illegally manufactured cigarettes and evaded cigarette taxes. Their store, Up In Smoke, 248 N. Pine St., Burlington, is currently closed.
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Sep 3, 2014 12:30
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[Wisconsin] Local tobacconist founds international group for women cigar afficionadas

Mary Lynn Kane vows to change the cigar industry...Under the auspices of the group she founded five years ago – the International Women's Cigar Society (IWCS) – she conducted a first-of-its-kind survey earlier this year of women cigar smokers in the U.S.
OnMilwaukee.com
added Aug 25, 2014 13:01
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[Wisconsin] Infinite Vapor to open electronic cigarette shops in Milwaukee, Waukesha

Infinite Vapor, a Minnesota manufacturer and retailer in the growing electronic cigarette market, is expanding in the Milwaukee area. The firm will open "vape shops" — stores where people can buy liquid nicotine juices and the devices that vaporize them
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Aug 21, 2014 22:18
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[Wisconsin] Bloomberg's money dump recalls Milwaukee's infamous 'Smokes for Votes' saga

Jeff Steinbock recalls the last time a wealthy New Yorker dropped into Milwaukee to try to buy votes... “In the fall of 2000, Milstein did what any regular Democrat donor would do: She flew herself to Milwaukee and bribed homeless people to vote for Al G
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Aug 15, 2014 14:18
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[Wisconsin] Another reason to quit smoking: It may lead to blindness

People who smoke, or have smoked a large number of cigarettes over time, are more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration ... Myers and her colleagues used data from the Beaver Dam Eye Study, which began in 1988 and included nearly 5,000 adult
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Aug 5, 2014 18:50
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[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Ban e-cigarettes inside workplaces

In this case, given what we do and don’t know, it’s better to ban them from indoor workplaces until we find out whether they’re safe for those who are around users.
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 31, 2014 02:53
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