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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] LETTER: Former smoker turns anti-smoking crusader

Back in the 1970s, during one of Paul Soglin's former mayoral stints, he would bum cigarettes off staff and me. I worked for the county. He liked my Kent's and smoked them indoors at meetings I attended. Now he's an anti-smoking crusader in his sponsors
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 7, 2014 16:41

[Wisconsin] LETTER: Nina Gregerson: Smoke-free policies are profitable

Multi-unit apartment homes that permit smoking cause harm to not only the tenants, but the landlord’s pocketbook. It costs approximately two to seven times as much to clean a unit that has been smoked in compared to one that has not. Costs include paint
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Feb 6, 2014 16:16

[Wisconsin] ETZEL: History repeats on e-cigarettes

We are at a critical juncture now — a moment when we can prevent children from being duped by advertising into using e-cigarettes. We should take steps to ban the advertising of e-cigarettes and prohibit their use indoors to ensure that the next generati
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jan 8, 2014 20:17

Wisconsin woman allegedly poured gas, waited for fiance to light cigarette

A Madison woman poured gasoline all over the bedroom of her disabled fiance, hoping he would light a cigarette and catch fire, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday.
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Oct 25, 2013 03:47

Poll: Majority of Wisconsinites support programs that fight childhood smoking, obesity

The public opinion poll showed three quarters of the 600 people surveyed support spending state money on smoking prevention programs ... Dr. Sarah Van Orman is part of a statewide group seeking to improve health under an initiative called Transform Wisc
Superior (WI) Daily Telegram
added Sep 17, 2013 11:51

[Wisconsin] Edgerton growers try hand at cigarette tobacco ($$)

Edgerton tobacco farmers are trying a new variety of tobacco this year--cigarette and pipe tobacco. It's the first time area growers have ever tried growing smoking tobacco.
Janesville (WI) Gazette
added Aug 8, 2013 04:11

Youth Smoking Hits All-Time Low in Wisconsin

State health officials today reported a 26% drop in high school smoking and a 36% drop in middle school smoking since 2010, according to the 2012 Wisconsin Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS). The survey is conducted by a partnership between the Wisconsin Departme
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
added Dec 29, 2012 12:02

[Wisconsin] Two years later / As smoking ban marks second year, restaurant business is up

The Wisconsin Restaurant Association's Pete Hanson said Wisconsin taverns and eateries followed national economic trends and largely were unaffected by the ban.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jul 6, 2012 04:34

[Wisconsin] VIDEO: "JUULing" takes over the e-cigarette industry

The latest development in the industry is the JUUL-- a potent and discreet vape. "That's the one that looks like a USB drive so its easily hidden, and if it is found by a parent, they don't know what it is necessarily," said Dr. Dan Beardmore, a pediatr
WMTV - NBC15 (Madison, WI)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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