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[Wisconsin] Bill would allow E-cigarettes in non-smoking areas

State Senator Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) is sponsoring legislation that would add language to Wisconsin’s smoking ban, making it clear they are exempt from the law. The West Bend Republican says the purpose of the devices is to get people to stop usin
WSAU (550 AM) / WSAU-FM 99.9 (Wausau, WI)
added Dec 28, 2013 00:55

[Wisconsin] Identity theft suspect linked to black market cigarettes

La Crosse County prosecutors say a West African man charged this week with identity theft was using stolen credit cards to buy large quantities of Newport cigarettes they suspect were destined for the black market in New York.
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Sep 22, 2012 07:17

[Wisconsin] Four citations issued since 2010 smoking ban, all at one bar

Green Bay police say customers paid fee to smoke inside / Two bartenders from the Courthouse Bar paid Green Bay municipal court fines this year for violating the state's smoking ban by allowing patrons to light up inside.
Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added Sep 4, 2012 12:23

[Wisconsin] 9 indicted on cigarette smuggling charges

Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Apr 29, 2012 19:56

[Wisconsin] TIERNEY: The Corruption of Public Health

Wisconsin senator Ron Johnson was expected to lose his reelection bid last November, but he pulled off an upset with the help of vaper-led rallies...the Trump administration can at least halt the obfuscation and deception by the CDC, surgeon general, and
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Sep 14, 2017 15:21

[Wisconsin] UW-Madison study links nicotine addiction to genetic variation in brain

The new understanding about FMO3, an enzyme that metabolizes nicotine in the brain, could someday allow researchers to tailor tobacco cessation treatments to individual patients or develop new drugs to target the enzyme. “The research clearly suggests t
Wisconsin Dells Events
added Sep 4, 2017 12:12

[Wisconsin] LETTER: Inconsistent policy causes confusion

an apartment here owned by the Superior Housing Authority... the picnic table is a community area...smokers have taken it over...all community areas are smoke free but the SHA tells tenants they can sit out there and smoke.
Superior (WI) Daily Telegram
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51

[Wisconsin] Smokescreen: Tobacco companies transition to vaping to keep profits high

Flasch was the main presenter at a workshop on smoking and vaping geared toward youth ages 12 and older at Northside Library...Kenosha has the highest smoking rate in the state, Flasch said...the tobacco industry is transitioning to e-cigarettes and vapin
Kenosha (WI) News
added Apr 10, 2016 16:57

[Wisconsin] Health Officials Raise Concerns Over Minors' Access To E-Cigarettes

For the first time, state health officials are requiring local municipalities to track the sale of liquid nicotine and e-cigarettes under the Wisconsin WINS program. When young volunteers attempted to purchase these products in the city of Madison, they
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:43

Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa score too many F's on smoking report card

“While we celebrate successes such as Wisconsin’s smoke-free air law, we must also face the reality that young people are using tobacco products like e-cigarettes and little cigars is at an all-time high,” said Linda Witucki, executive director of the Am
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 7, 2016 21:48
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