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[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] 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] Journal Times editorial: Keep e-cigarettes legal for now

In a free society, you don’t need a reason to make something legal. You need a reason to make something illegal. We may have that reason in the future, but we don’t have it now. Use of an e-cigarette is called “vaping.” Let adults chose to vape if they p
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Mar 20, 2014 12:39

[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Good advice for 50 years

"I would advise anyone to discontinue smoking cigarettes." That was good advice 50 years ago, and it's still good advice. And it is advice that a lot of people have accepted. Since the surgeon general's report the percentage of American adults who sm
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jan 15, 2014 18:27

[USA, Wisconsin] Article by UW-Madison expert highlights 50th anniversary of surgeon general's smoking report (Jan. 7, 2014)

A new report of the U.S. Surgeon General will be released Thursday, Jan. 16 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. According to the CDC, 18 percent of Americans still smoke, and 440,000 die from tobacco use each year. In contrast, 43 percent of A
University of Wisconsin
added Jan 7, 2014 20:51

[Wisconsin] Electronic cigarette businesses booming

The surging popularity of electronic cigarettes is spurring growth at two Milwaukee-area companies that have emerged as important producers of the key ingredient, and is creating opportunity here and elsewhere for storefront entrepreneurs.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jan 4, 2014 12:41

[Wisconsin] RIVERA: How to fight the big tobacco companies

Our Group of Hispanic Tobacco Prevention Network teens are doing just the opposite. They are among the few who refuse to give in to large companies distributing other tobacco products to youth. Another is New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who recent
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Dec 22, 2013 13:50

[Wisconsin] Michael Smerconish: E-cigs offer smokers whiff of help

It would be best if everyone just quit. For years, my sister-in-law has tried. However, she is down to half a pack per day, filling the void with e-cigs, which are seemingly less harmful, don’t stink and don’t imperil others. It is hoped the FDA will not
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 12:15

[Wisconsin] SHERPE: Across the Fence: Tobacco planting, not just a memory

I thought tobacco planting was just a distant memory for most of us. Now I know a drive down some country roads can still catch us a glimpse of what was once a big part of our lives.
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Jul 17, 2013 14:58

[Wisconsin] State bars and restaurants doing well three years after smoking ban

According to the Wisconsin Restaurant Association and state tax data, bars and restaurants showed a 4 percent increase in revenue from the 2011 to 2012 calendar year. Dona Winisky, director of public policy and communication for the American Lung Associ
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 6, 2013 19:01
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