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[Wisconsin] WITUCKI: Increased use of e-cigarettes threatens public health advances

The fledgling e-cigarette industry has from the get-go alleged without proof that its products are safer than cigarettes...When reputable, non-biased scientists, unaffiliated with either industry or public health, such as those in the Marquette Universit
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Oct 25, 2015 18:43
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[Wisconsin] UW study examines children’s exposure to secondhand smoke

A new University of Wisconsin-Madison study examines how the nation is doing in terms of keeping children away from secondhand smoke exposure....examined census data from 8,000 homes where parents smoke. She said a majority of smoking households have volu
Superior (WI) Daily Telegram
added Jun 23, 2015 17:21
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[Wisconsin] Former Wood County jailer faces felony charge for chewing tobacco incident

Larson gave chewing tobacco to two inmates in the Wood County Jail. Tobacco products are banned in the jail. Wood County Sheriff Thomas Reichert said when it was brought to the administration’s attention Larson had violated what officials consider an imp
Wisconsin Rapids (WI) Daily Tribune
added Apr 9, 2014 07:18
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[Wisconsin] Philip Morris Beats Class Cert. Bid In 'Light' Cig Suit ($$)

In a 12-page decision, U.S. District Judge Lynn S. Adelman ruled that it was "doubtful" that every Wisconsin resident between 2003 to present who purchased Philip Morris cigarettes shared the belief that "light" and "ultra light" cigarettes were safer to
Law360
added Aug 9, 2013 18:36
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[Wisconsin] $2 million habit: WI Public employee smoking surcharge would generate millions for state

Lighting up may cost state employees $50 more per month, but the state’s coffers could be about $6 million richer over the next biennium, according to a new report from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau. Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed measure to af
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added May 21, 2013 13:35
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[Wisconsin] MERTENS: When did smoking become R rated?

Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Apr 7, 2013 01:01
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[Wisconsin] BARNES: It’s a wrap: Community Tobacco-Free Programs keep candy-flavored blunt wraps out of the hands of youth

If the use of blunt wrappers diminishes, it can curb young people from developing an addiction to nicotine and it can make use of drugs more difficult by removing another tempting invitation. This is why the work of the Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention and C
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Mar 31, 2013 14:57
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[Wisconsin] $6.6M in grants to 30 state groups geared to boost healthy living

Communities across Wisconsin will soon receive funding to prevent health problems like obesity and second-hand smoke thanks to $6.6 million in grants, officials announced Tuesday. The Transform Wisconsin Coalition will distribute grants to 30 organizat
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 25, 2012 03:36
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[Wisconsin] First e-cigarette store in Menomonee Falls to open later this month

Sometime in the next nine to 10 days, "It Is Vapor" plans to open its doors to tobacco users with a newer type of product -- the e-cigarette, said Jeff Jacobs . . . , who plans to open the shop with his mother Anne Hooper. Jacobs also owns a similar stor
WTMJ-TV Ch. 4 NBC / AM 620 (Milwaukee, WI)
added Jul 14, 2012 13:07
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[Wisconsin] SCHNEIDER: They got 'em, so they're smoking 'em

The lesson here is one that we all learned during Prohibition: As long as a vice exists, there will be somewhere to take part in it, legally or otherwise. And as long as there are more taverns than there are state officials able to enforce the laws passe
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jun 13, 2012 13:59
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