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[Wisconsin] How American singles feel about love, dating and cigarettes [Infographic]

Match.com and Pfizer Inc teamed up to conduct a survey asking Match.com members what they think about dating, smoking and their preferences in a potential partner. The survey provided insights for a new program, “We Heart Quitters,” aimed at helping peopl
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Mar 11, 2014 14:45
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[Wisconsin] MORGAN: E-cigarettes can learn from history rather than repeat it

One specific step toward that end here in Wisconsin is proposed legislation exempting electronic cigarettes from the state tobacco smoking ban in restaurants and taverns.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jan 14, 2014 15:59
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[Wisconsin] Proposed smoking fee draws surprise foes: anti-smoking advocates

Gov. Scott Walker's proposed $50-a-month fee for state employees who smoke faces some surprising opponents: anti-smoking advocates. Smoke Free Wisconsin, the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids d
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 27, 2013 18:37
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[Wisconsin] Menthol cigarettes harder to quit, UW-Madison study says

Menthol flavoring may make it harder to quit smoking cigarettes, especially for black women, a UW-Madison study found. In a study of people trying to quit smoking, 38 percent of non-menthol smokers quit after six months, compared to 31 percent of mentho
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 14:20
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[Wisconsin] 2 Illinois men convicted of trafficking illegal cigarettes

A jury found Shakil Wamiq, 32, of Elgin, Ill., and Mazher Ali Khan, 49, of Evergreen Park, Ill., guilty late Friday on counts of trafficking contraband cigarettes. Each count is punishable by up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The jury acqui
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Apr 16, 2013 01:33
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Wisconsin youth smoking drops to all-time low

The 2012 Wisconsin Youth Tobacco Survey, released Monday, found that 13 percent of high schoolers say they smoke and 2.5 percent of middle schoolers admit to smoking. The last study in 2010 showed nearly 18 percent of high schooner and nearly 4 percent o
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 11, 2012 19:06
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[Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, North Dakota, Wisconsin] COSGROVE: Smoking in Oklahoma: Five states that have gone smoke-free

I was curious about other states that have made similar efforts. So, here’s a list of five states that have recently gone “smoke-free” in some regard.
The Oklahoman
added Feb 21, 2013 17:19
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[Wisconsin] Gasping For Action

It’s been known for years that diacetyl destroys lungs. Yet the federal government has failed to regulate it. Now, a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation has found the buttery flavor chemical is injuring coffee workers and has seeped into other produ
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 10, 2015 15:16
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[Wisconsin] Cases tie e-cigarettes to lung injuries, pneumonia

Two recent cases are among the first to highlight severe lung injuries physicians say are related to the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Oct 31, 2015 14:38
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[Wisconsin] Walters: E-cig popularity lights up Capitol

It’s a three-sided debate: Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch wants to tell local governments they can’t ban e-cigarettes. Democratic Rep. Debra Kolste wants to add e-cigarettes to the statewide indoor smoking ban. And others ask whether Wisconsin should foll
Beloit (WI) Daily News
added Mar 31, 2015 14:19
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