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[Wisconsin] SAHIL: CS urges Swearingen to support tobacco bill

Assembly Bill 225, authored by Northwoods Rep. Jeff Mursau, would require stores to display all tobacco products behind the counter... despite this broad support, the bill has stalled in the State Assembly Committee on State Affairs, which is headed by R
Rhinelander (WI) Star Journal
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00

[Wisconsin] Tobacco products hit a new low with e-cigarettes that look like USB flash drives

Teachers now have a new one to worry about – JUUL e-cigarettes. This alarming upward trend of kids smoking e-cigarettes or “vaping” is occurring in middle schools, high schools and college campuses nationwide. Students could have these products in the cl
Merrill (WI) Foto News
added Feb 16, 2018 17:25

[Wisconsin] JUUL brand e-cigarettes reportedly used by youth in Rhinelander

There is a new tobacco product on the scene, and the Oneida County Health Department is warning parents to be on the lookout. JUUL e-cigarettes are small and resemble a USB flash drive, which health officials say makes them easy to hide from parents and
Rhinelander (WI) Star Journal
added Feb 16, 2018 00:13

[Wisconsin] Update 2/8/2018: E-Cigs That Look Like USB's Concern Health Officials, Company Response

In response to this article, a company spokesperson for JUUL issued this statement: "JUUL Labs’ mission is to eliminate cigarette smoking by offering existing adult smokers a true alternative to combustible cigarettes. JUUL is not intended for anyone el
WXPR (Rhinelander, WI)
added Feb 16, 2018 00:12

[Wisconsin] Madison may ban smoking in city parking garages

Mayor Paul Soglin and Alds. Mike Verveer and Ledell Zellers on Tuesday offered an ordinance to prohibit smoking in the city's five parking garages, including in elevators and staircases. The proposal also would ban smoking within five feet of entrances
Wisconsin State Journal
added Feb 7, 2018 00:55

American Lung Association: Wisconsin falling behind in efforts to reduce tobacco use

“Statewide, smoking rates have continued to decline to historic lows, yet tobacco use remains Wisconsin’s leading cause of preventable death and disease killing nearly 8,000 residents each year,” said Dona Wininsky, director of tobacco control and public
Wisconsin Gazette
added Jan 25, 2018 02:10

[Wisconsin] VIDEO: ‘You can’t see it, smell it, taste it,’ but it can cause cancer: How to protect your family from radon

The leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers isn't second-hand smoke -- it is radon... The numbers are especially high in southeast Wisconsin where nearly half of all homes have elevated levels of radon in their main living rooms. An interactive ma
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added Jan 23, 2018 22:38

[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

$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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