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[Wisconsin] Cigarette butts pile up at Wausau trail spot

Jim Force collects litter when he walks around town and along Wausau's River Edge Parkway. One of the troublesome spots on the route: beneath the Stewart Avenue bridge, where cigarette butts accumulate. "It's quite disgusting," Force said. "Smokers need
Wausau (WI) Daily Herald
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16

[Wisconsin] Illegal tobacco sales increase in central WI

Police work with young volunteers each year to complete unannounced checks to ensure compliance with the state's tobacco sales laws. The Wisconsin Wins initiative a state-mandated program meant to reduce youth access to tobacco and products that contain
Stevens Point (WI) Journal
added Jan 10, 2017 18:58

[Wisconsin] LETTER: Milwaukee joins MBL in smokeless tobacco ban

What does Milwaukee, home of the Brewers, have in common with Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco? Each city has passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of smokeless tobacco products at their sports venues. As a member of FACT, Wisco
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jan 9, 2017 00:03

[Wisconsin] Smoke-Free Public Housing is Coming

Oneida County Community Health Specialist Corie Zelazoski says the rule requires agencies enact smoke-free policies applying to all living units, indoor common areas, offices and within 25 feet of buildings. "This is going to protect the vulnerable pub
WSAU (550 AM) / WSAU-FM 99.9 (Wausau, WI)
added Dec 20, 2016 16:26

Smoking rates in Wisconsin fall to 20-year low

A smaller percentage of Wisconsinites are smoking cigarettes than at any time in more than 20 years, according to a national report released this week. America's Health Rankings, an annual report of trends in the nation's public health, found that 17.3
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 17, 2016 16:17
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Smoking rates in Wisconsin fall to 20-year low

Wisconsin's rate of cigarette smoking has declined steadily since 1994, when 1 in 4 adults smoked / The 17.3 percent figure ranks Wisconsin 23rd nationally.... America's Health Rankings, an annual report of trends in the nation's public health, found tha
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Dec 17, 2016 04:07
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[Wisconsin] One Way to Lower the Smoking Rate in the African American Community; Stop Youth From Smoking Now

The concern is that the African American smoking rate in Wisconsin is at 32 percent, which is above the national norm of 17.5 percent and even significantly above the state rate of 19 percent. “We want to look at what we can do. One thing is stop young
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Nov 29, 2016 16:48

[Wisconsin] Milwaukee Council Approves Tobacco-Free Baseball – 12 of 30 MLB Stadiums Will Be Tobacco-Free

As more cities take action, it’s time for Major League Baseball and its players to set the right example for kids and agree to a complete ban on smokeless tobacco at all Major League ballparks as part of the new collective bargaining agreement they are n
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 23, 2016 18:05

Wisconsin Youth Tobacco Survey: Good News and Bad

One of the strongest factors in young people's decisions to use e-cigarettes is that they are flavored, and according to the data, 96 percent of middle school students and nearly 88 percent of high school students say the flavoring is what appeals to the
Public News Service (PNS)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:54

[Wisconsin] Milwaukee Alderman Offers Measure To Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

Murphy has introduced an ordinance to eliminate the use of smokeless tobacco products at Miller Park and other sports venues in Milwaukee... “Our national pastime should be about promoting a healthy and active lifestyle, not a deadly and addictive product
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 8, 2016 22:22
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