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[Wisconsin] The Burden of Tobacco 2015 Edition (PDF)

Cigarette smoking continues to significantly impact the health and economic well-being of Wisconsin and its people. Nearly a million Wisconsinites were cigarette smokers during 2012, including approximately 43,000 youth. Thus, cigarette smoking continu
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for Urban Initiatives and Research
added Jan 14, 2015 13:05
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Report released--Burden of Tobacco in Wisconsin 2015

6,678 people died from illnesses directly related to smoking each year, constituting nearly 15% of all annual deaths in Wisconsin among persons aged 35 years and older. Another 678 people died from illnesses and fires indirectly related to smoking.
Center for Urban Initiatives and Research (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
added Jan 14, 2015 13:02
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New report: Tobacco-related health problems costing Wisconsin

The 2015 Burden of Tobacco Report released today by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee says that cost has reached $528 for every man, woman and child in the state. “Reducing tobacco use is a must for our state’s physical and fiscal health,” said Sara Sah
WEAU-TV Channel 13 NBC (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:16
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[Wisconsin] Rep. Debra Kolste proposes indoor ban on e-cigarettes

Rep. Debra Kolste introduced legislation Thursday that would add e-cigarettes to Wisconsin's indoor smoking ban. "There's no research to tell us whether it's safe or not," Kolste said. "There is no research that says these e-cigs are safe. It would be wr
Janesville (WI) Gazette
added Jan 9, 2015 20:23
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[Wisconsin] Rep. Debra Kolste proposes indoor ban on e-cigarettes

Rep. Debra Kolste introduced legislation Thursday that would add e-cigarettes to Wisconsin's indoor smoking ban. "There's no research to tell us whether it's safe or not," Kolste said. "There is no research that says these e-cigs are safe. It would be wr
Janesville (WI) Gazette
added Jan 9, 2015 20:23
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[Wisconsin] E-cigs included in Madison's smoking ban

As expected, Madison alders approved adding e-cigarettes to the city's indoor public smoking ban. There was a strong turnout from those who support e-cigs at Tuesday night's city council meeting.
WIBA AM (Madison, WI)
added Jan 7, 2015 19:53
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: E-cigarettes added to Madison smoking ban

TONIGHT THE MADISON COMMON COUNCIL ADDS ELECTRONIC-CIGARETTE DEVICES TO THE CITY'S SMOKING BAN.
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Jan 7, 2015 19:53
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[Wisconsin] Tobacco smug­gling prompts charge

A Chippewa Falls woman work­ing as a con­tracted jail em­ployee is ac­cused of smug­gling chew­ing to­bacco to an in­mate at the Eau Claire County Jail.
Eau Claire (WI) Leader-Telegram
added Jan 7, 2015 16:25
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[Wisconsin] Most of tobacco lawsuit dollars used to prop up state budget;

A new report says Wisconsin will receive $756 million in the current fiscal year from cigarette tax revenues and the 1998 lawsuit settlement ... the state will only spend less than a penny of each dollar of the money received on stop-smoking programs --
New Richmond (WI) News
added Dec 17, 2014 05:15
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Adult Smoking In Wisconsin Hits Record Low

announced today that the state’s adult smoking rate is at the lowest rate ever recorded in Wisconsin. The adult smoking rate is at 18%, a two percentage point drop from 2012, and is consistent with the national smoking rate of 17.8%
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
added Dec 8, 2014 22:51
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