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[Wisconsin] How Tobacco Companies Target Minorities

If you live in predominantly African American or Latinx neighborhoods in Milwaukee, your children are far more likely to be targeted by tobacco companies trying to turn them into smokers. A recent study by researchers at UW-Milwaukee’s Zilber School of
Urban Milwaukee (WI)
added Oct 15, 2018 16:33
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[Wisconsin] La Crosse County survey: Most people support banning smoking in parks, fest grounds

“The kids really don’t have a choice” but to be exposed to secondhand smoke, Nelson said Friday as she pushed her 2-year-old birthday girl, Ellie, at Weigent Park in La Crosse. “So, if you could just step out of the park and get away from the kids, that
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Oct 6, 2018 15:41
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[Wisconsin] Most UW students, faculty support tobacco-free campus, study finds

A recent study found eight out of ten University of Wisconsin students support a tobacco-free campus. The study, conducted by the Tobacco-Free Columbia Dane County Coalition in conjunction with Madison and Dane County Public Health and SPARK-UW Madison,
Badger Herald
added Sep 28, 2018 02:03
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[Wisconsin] Survey shows students, staff support tobacco-free UW-Madison campus

Tobacco-free would mean the use of cigarettes, all tobacco products, including chew and little cigars, and vaping products would not be allowed on campus, officials said. A survey conducted in October 2017 by the Tobacco-Free Columbia-Dane County Coalit
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Sep 24, 2018 18:52
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[Wisconsin] Survey: More Dane County Youth Vaping, Fewer Smoking Tobacco Cigarettes

Smoking tobacco cigarettes has declined among Dane County youth but use of electronic cigarettes has gone up, according to a new local survey of middle and high schoolers. The 2018 Dane County Youth Assessment comes on the heels of a national crackdown o
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:57
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[Wisconsin] MURPHY/JOHNSON: FDA crackdown on e-cigarettes is correct move

In May and June, the Common Council unanimously passed resolutions that prohibit use of e-cigarettes on City property and in public places where state law currently bans smoking and prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. It was helpful to have es
Milwaukee (WI) Community Journal
added Sep 15, 2018 03:36
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[Wisconsin] PEREZ: Writer: Anti-tobacco group backs HUD smoke-free rule

The KRW Tobacco-Free Coalition is committed to providing property owners/managers with the help needed to go smoke-free. Property managers/owners interested in free signage or resources should contact me at 262-658-8166 or yazlyn@hopecouncil.org.
Kenosha (WI) News
added Sep 12, 2018 19:41
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[Wisconsin] Green Bay mother charged with neglecting child's severe dental issues

Urine tests showed cocaine in the system of Graf’s 4-year-old and a high level of nicotine, from secondhand smoke, in Graf’s 5-year-old, according to the complaint.
WMTV - NBC15 (Madison, WI)
added Sep 6, 2018 20:39
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[Wisconsin] AUSIO: Marketing's Role In Why Millions Of Americans Still Smoke

Tom Luljak chats with Linnea Laestadius, assistant professor in UWM’s Zilber School of Public Health, and Melissa Seidl... One reason for the continued popularity is the marketing of tobacco. A UW-Milwaukee researcher has been studying the impact of that
Milwaukee Public Radio
added Aug 31, 2018 01:25
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[Wisconsin] Tobacco marketed more heavily in city's minority neighborhoods, study finds

“The evidence is increasingly clear that children who are exposed to tobacco marketing in stores are more likely to start smoking,” said Linnea Laestadius, assistant professor in the Zilber School of Public Health. Credit: UWM Photo/Pete Amland
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 7, 2018 17:08
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