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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: American Lung Association helping people in low-income housing quit smoking

(HUD) will ban smoking from public housing. Because of that, the American Lung Association is providing free quit smoking support for residents. According to the organization, tobacco use takes the lives of over 7,000 people in Wisconsin every year, but
WQOW ABC 18 (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jan 14, 2018 03:19
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Free quit-smoking classes offered for public housing residents in Wisconsin

All public housing throughout the U.S., including thousands of households in Wisconsin, will soon become smoke free. And to help residents kick the habit, the American Lung Association is offering free support to smokers living in multi-unit public hous
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jan 12, 2018 21:49
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$1 million grant expands efforts to fight tobacco addiction in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, in conjunction with the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, is pleased to announce a $1 million grant award from the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The grant will be provided over five years to First
Wisconsin Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 01:37
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[Wisconsin] Franklin may ban smoking and vaping in public parks at the request of a local youth group

"Parks are a place that everyone can enjoy, however, secondhand smoke and littered cigarette butts may deter families from using them," the request suggests. The city’s parks commission took up the request Dec. 11. Julianna Manske, a public health nurse
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Tobacco compliance checks: Keeping youth from addiction ($$)

Wisconsin WINS is a statewide initiative and has helped reduce sales to underage youth and reinforces compliance and education with tobacco retailers. Media outreach and community education are important in the WI WINS Program.
Sawyer County (WI) Record
added Dec 13, 2017 06:05
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Chad Owen: Cigarette tax-stamp discount benefits local wholesalers, not big tobacco

Big tobacco manufacturers such as RJ Reynolds do not receive the money that the article refers to. The cigarette tax-stamping discount (Wis. Stats. 139.32(5)) is provided to wholesale distributors to reimburse them for the significant expenses they incur
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Dec 11, 2017 12:46
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[Wisconsin] Parks and Recreation committee to re-ignite tobacco debate

The city’s Park and Recreation Committee is set to revisit the debate over the use of tobacco in some city parks, not one week after the full City Council voted down a ban in all outdoor areas. The item is part of Monday’s committee meeting to be held at
WSAU (550 AM) / WSAU-FM 99.9 (Wausau, WI)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:20
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[Wisconsin] Greendale​ ​Junior​ ​Tells​ ​Her​ ​Family​ ​Tobacco​ ​Story

The following story was written by the Greendale High School FACT Group, a local group of high school students who are part of FACT — a statewide anti-tobacco advocacy organization that aims to educate students and community members on the effects of smok
Patch.org
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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[Wisconsin] Underage tobacco sales growing, Chippewa County health department says

Underage tobacco sales are a growing problem, an official at the Chippewa County Department of Public Health said Tuesday, after a survey was released that indicated underage tobacco sales in Wisconsin had jumped from 7.2 percent in 2016 to 7.7 percent i
Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:29
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[Wisconsin] Bill would move E-cigarettes, flavored cigars behind store counters

Retailers would have to put flavored cigars in a locked case or behind the counter with other tobacco products under a bill in the state Legislature. Federal law requires stores to keep cigarettes and chewing tobacco behind the counter or in a locked ca
Superior (WI) Daily Telegram
added Nov 15, 2017 03:17
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