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[Wisconsin] Higher insurance rates may cause smokers to flee Obamacare coverage

Affordable Care Act sets up a "carrots and stick" scenario for smokers, said Michael Fiore..."The carrots are that if you're a smoker, you will get coverage for evidence-based counseling and medicine," Fiore said. "The stick is that insurers can charge yo
Manitowoc (WI) Herald Times Reporter
added Oct 26, 2013 20:02
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[Wisconsin] Luke Russell column: It's about our rights, not our smoking

In response to Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to charge state workers who smoke $50 per month ... Luke Russell, an owner of Titletown Tobacco, writes this: .... According to Dr. James P. Siepmann, smoking does not cause lung cancer, it is one of many risk f
Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added Mar 4, 2013 06:58
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[Wisconsin] The Burden of Tobacco 2015 Edition (PDF)

Cigarette smoking continues to significantly impact the health and economic well-being of Wisconsin and its people. Nearly a million Wisconsinites were cigarette smokers during 2012, including approximately 43,000 youth. Thus, cigarette smoking continu
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for Urban Initiatives and Research
added Jan 14, 2015 13:05
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[Wisconsin] Editorial: Increase enforcement, reduce availability to combat youth tobacco use

So far we've had mixed success in Wisconsin. A report issued last week by the Department of Health Services showed that the rate of tobacco sales to minors increased from 4.7 to 7.3 percent over the past five years.
Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added Dec 11, 2013 22:36
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[Wisconsin] E-cigarettes not just a fad for Johnson Creek Enterprises

Berkey, seated comfortably behind his desk at Johnson Creek Enterprises LLC in Hartland on a recent afternoon, took stock of this fledgling industry and the rapid rise of his e-cigarette company. “The industry is exploding. The public is starting to rea
Milwaukee (WI) Business Journal
added Jan 28, 2013 23:12
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[New Hampshire, Rhode Island, South Dakota] How much does Wisconsin collect from tobacco, alcohol and gas taxes?

Only three states draw a higher percentage of their tax revenue from the sale of tobacco products than Wisconsin, a new data set revealed. Wisconsin collected $645 million in taxes from tobacco sales in 2011, 4.21 percent of its $15 billion tax revenue
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 30, 2013 04:49
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[Wisconsin] Cigarette rolling shop closes

Let’s Roll Tobacco, at 213 W. Main St., had already closed its doors as of 2 p.m. Monday following the signing of the bill.
Watertown (WI) Daily Times
added Jul 13, 2012 05:51
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[Wisconsin] Protest planned against proposed smoke shop

A protest is planned for Saturday against a proposed smoke shop in the city of Milwaukee.
WISN-12 (Milwaukee, WI)
added May 13, 2012 07:00
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Adult Smoking In Wisconsin Hits Record Low

announced today that the state’s adult smoking rate is at the lowest rate ever recorded in Wisconsin. The adult smoking rate is at 18%, a two percentage point drop from 2012, and is consistent with the national smoking rate of 17.8%
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
added Dec 8, 2014 22:51
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[Wisconsin] Revenue Dept: Wis. residents must pay taxes on out-of-state cigarettes

The Journal Times asked a Wisconsin Department of Revenue spokeswoman whether the agency considers the purchase of cigarettes in another state, to be brought back into Wisconsin for use, to be smuggling. Assistant Deputy Secretary Jennifer Western respon
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Apr 14, 2014 15:46
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