Headlines Tagged with Wisconsin — 5,184 headlines found
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
Oct 25, 2013 Manitowoc (WI) Herald Times Reporter
added Oct 26, 2013 20:02
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
Mar 4, 2013 Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added Mar 4, 2013 06:58
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
Jan 12, 2015 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for Urban Initiatives and Research
added Jan 14, 2015 13:05
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.
Dec 9, 2013 Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added Dec 11, 2013 22:36
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
Jan 28, 2013 Milwaukee (WI) Business Journal
added Jan 28, 2013 23:12
[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
Jul 29, 2013 Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 30, 2013 04:49
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.
Jul 12, 2012 Watertown (WI) Daily Times
added Jul 13, 2012 05:51
A protest is planned for Saturday against a proposed smoke shop in the city of Milwaukee.
May 12, 2012 WISN-12 (Milwaukee, WI)
added May 13, 2012 07:00
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%
Dec 8, 2014 Wisconsin Department of Health Services
added Dec 8, 2014 22:51
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
Apr 14, 2014 Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Apr 14, 2014 15:46