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[UK, USA, Wisconsin] British American Tobacco drops and sues PwC over pollution scandal

has dumped its auditors PwC and taken them to court over a potential $1bn (£651m) US environmental damages bill. It is the latest in a long line of tests for the Big Four auditing firm, which is still reeling from accusations by the Public Accounts Comm
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 22:36

[Wisconsin] Stevens Point struggling with regulations on e-cigarette bars

A city committee will meet Monday to try to come up with a plan to regulate electronic cigarette vapor bars as more and more of the businesses are opening in Stevens Point. The Stevens Point City Council could decide to amend city zoning ordinances to in
Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added May 12, 2014 20:12

[Wisconsin] E-cig industry test fails to detect harmful levels of diacetyl, university testing shows

Dripper's Paradise...carries dozens of brands of smoke juice, including a locally made favorite called Foghorn ...Nothing on the Foghorn e-liquid label mentions the lung-destroying chemicals. A warning reminds buyers only that the product may contain nico
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Oct 26, 2015 16:02

[Wisconsin] Wis. gov vetoes tobacco surcharge

Gov. Scott Walker has vetoed his own plan to charge state workers more for health insurance if they smoke. Walker's executive state budget would have required state workers who smoke to pay $50 more per month for health insurance. Walker's administration
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 8, 2013 16:25

[Wisconsin] Wis. DOJ charges Madison tobacco store owner

The state Department of Justice has charged a southeastern Wisconsin tobacco store owner with evading state taxes and operating without the proper permits.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 18, 2013 12:52

[Wisconsin] Ryan Sheahan: Your neighbor's smoke is a home invader

It simply makes good sense for Wisconsin property owners to voluntarily implement smoke-free policies. While smokers would have to make the same accommodations in their home that they are already used to making in the work place and in public places, the
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Apr 7, 2013 09:27

[Wisconsin] UW researchers receive $10M grant to continue study of smoking cessation methods

Up to 800 smokers from the Madison and Milwaukee areas are being recruited for a study of whether a pill, a patch or a patch and a lozenge best help people quit smoking. "We'll not only determine which works better," Dr. Timothy Baker, associate directo
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jan 3, 2013 10:45

[Wisconsin] Hartland's e-liquid company says federal rules threaten small business

The e-cigarette industry is a burgeoning enterprise, and that growth is on display at Johnson Creek Enterprises in Hartland. The e-cigarette liquid manufacturer was founded nine years ago by Christian Berkey in the basement of his Johnson Creek home. Tod
Lake Country Now
added Feb 27, 2017 12:09

[Wisconsin] Cigarette tax rate variations invite transport into state

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 respo
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Apr 14, 2014 12:15

[Wisconsin] KITTLE: Is smoking a pre-existing condition? Walker's plan, Obamacare could feel the burn

But one could make the case that a state wellness proposal tucked inside the Republican governor’s mammoth budget proposal shares a key commonality with President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Walker recommends assessing state empl (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Apr 12, 2013 13:03
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