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[Wisconsin] Local tobacconist founds international group for women cigar afficionadas

Mary Lynn Kane vows to change the cigar industry...Under the auspices of the group she founded five years ago – the International Women's Cigar Society (IWCS) – she conducted a first-of-its-kind survey earlier this year of women cigar smokers in the U.S.
added Aug 25, 2014 13:01

[Wisconsin] Infinite Vapor to open electronic cigarette shops in Milwaukee, Waukesha

Infinite Vapor, a Minnesota manufacturer and retailer in the growing electronic cigarette market, is expanding in the Milwaukee area. The firm will open "vape shops" — stores where people can buy liquid nicotine juices and the devices that vaporize them
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Aug 21, 2014 22:18

[Wisconsin] Bloomberg's money dump recalls Milwaukee's infamous 'Smokes for Votes' saga

Jeff Steinbock recalls the last time a wealthy New Yorker dropped into Milwaukee to try to buy votes... “In the fall of 2000, Milstein did what any regular Democrat donor would do: She flew herself to Milwaukee and bribed homeless people to vote for Al G (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Aug 15, 2014 14:18

[Wisconsin] Another reason to quit smoking: It may lead to blindness

People who smoke, or have smoked a large number of cigarettes over time, are more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration ... Myers and her colleagues used data from the Beaver Dam Eye Study, which began in 1988 and included nearly 5,000 adult
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Aug 5, 2014 18:50

[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Ban e-cigarettes inside workplaces

In this case, given what we do and don’t know, it’s better to ban them from indoor workplaces until we find out whether they’re safe for those who are around users.
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 31, 2014 02:53

[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Ban e-cigarettes from indoor workplaces

Just as tobacco smokers have a right to smoke, but are prohibited from doing so inside indoor workplaces because of the harmful effects to others, e-cigarette users should face the same restriction for the same reason. In this case, given what we do and
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Jul 24, 2014 10:50

[Wisconsin] Menthol cigarettes harder to quit, UW-Madison study says

Menthol flavoring may make it harder to quit smoking cigarettes, especially for black women, a UW-Madison study found. In a study of people trying to quit smoking, 38 percent of non-menthol smokers quit after six months, compared to 31 percent of mentho
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 14:20

[Wisconsin] Growing popularity of e-cigarettes spurs debate

The statewide workplace smoking ban took effect July 5, 2010. The city of Appleton instituted its ban five years earlier. A growing focus on e-cigarettes follows marketing efforts among several companies promoting them as a “smoke anywhere” option now t
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Jul 15, 2014 14:40

[Wisconsin] In national ad, Eau Claire mom shares the dangers of smoking

A young Eau Claire mother who smoked through pregnancy and delivered her baby two months prematurely at a dangerously low birth weight hopes the view she shares through the window of a neonatal incubator will help other women quit smoking before having ba
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jul 14, 2014 23:04
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Some Wisconsin smokers to be offered free help to quit

Smokers who see a doctor for any reason at several clinics in the Milwaukee, Madison and Janesville areas will automatically be offered free help to quit smoking as part of a "real-world" study by the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research an
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jul 14, 2014 22:47
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