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[Wisconsin] The American Vaping Association (yes, there is such a thing) calls Madison ban unhealthy

“It is especially cruel to ban vaping in a city known for its frigid temperatures,” said Gregory Conley, the AVA’s president, in a press release. “For many smokers, the ability to stay out of the cold acts as a powerful incentive to give up cigarettes an
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Nov 24, 2014 11:44
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[Wisconsin] City of Madison officials look to ban e-cigarettes

Madison city council is looking at including electronic cigarettes in the city's smoking ban, which prohibits smoking in most indoor places as well as parks and beaches. But supporters of the products believe restricting them may do more harm than good.
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Nov 24, 2014 02:59

[Wisconsin] Paul Soglin, council members move to add e-cigarettes to Madison smoking ban

Mayor Paul Soglin and nine City Council members are proposing to add electronic cigarettes to Madison’s smoking ban, which prohibits smoking in most indoor places as well as posted areas of parks and beaches. The measure, to be introduced Tuesday, comes
Wisconsin State Journal
added Nov 19, 2014 15:49

[New York, Wisconsin] Dr. Zorba: Woman wants to help husband stop smoking

Now, I’m not suggesting you put your husband in prison to get him to quit smoking, but I am suggesting you show him this information. In my home state of Wisconsin, nearly one in five still smoke. A pack-a-day habit costs nearly $3,000 every yea
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 15, 2014 09:09

[Wisconsin] AUDIO: E-Cigarette Stores Growing in Popularity in Milwaukee

They sell accessories for electronic cigarettes. Things like e-juice, the flavored substance that goes into e-cigarettes, and the devices that vaporize it. Electronic cigarettes are growing in popularity, while health and financial concerns remain.
Milwaukee Public Radio
added Oct 1, 2014 06:27

Federal aid ending, Wisconsin tobacco farms roll with it

but it remains profitable for Smithback and about 200 other farmers. Beginning next month, however, the nation's 10,000 tobacco farmers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand when the final payments from a $10 billion federal program ar
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Sep 22, 2014 22:39

[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

[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

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

[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
added Sep 3, 2014 13:09
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