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[Wisconsin] Fire starts when woman lights cigarette near oxygen hose

Oak Creek (WI) Now
added May 16, 2012 16:46
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[Wisconsin] Group looks to close "little cigar" loophole

The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Awareness Network is working to make purchasing "little cigars" the same as with cigarettes. Jennifer Amundson, media advocacy director with the Cancer Awareness Network, said the aim is to make it more difficult for
WEAU-TV Channel 13 NBC (Eau Claire, WI)
added Apr 15, 2017 19:34
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[Wisconsin] Gasping for Action / It's been known for years that diacetyl destroys lungs. So why is it still harming coffee workers and allowed in e-cigarettes?

And now, diacetyl has quietly seeped into other products, this time being inhaled straight into the lungs of a growing number of consumers as they smoke or "vape" e-cigarettes. As many as 70% of sweet-flavored e-cigs contain diacetyl, according to a Sep
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Oct 31, 2015 14:32
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[Wisconsin] Sara Sahli: Don't give e-cigarettes special protection

The bill would strip municipalities of their right to include electronic cigarettes in their community’s smoke-free air ordinances. The fact is the marketing and popularity of electronic cigarettes has far outpaced the science on whether these
Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI)
added Apr 29, 2015 06:28
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Report released--Burden of Tobacco in Wisconsin 2015

6,678 people died from illnesses directly related to smoking each year, constituting nearly 15% of all annual deaths in Wisconsin among persons aged 35 years and older. Another 678 people died from illnesses and fires indirectly related to smoking.
Center for Urban Initiatives and Research (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
added Jan 14, 2015 13:02
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Federal aid ending, Wisconsin tobacco farms roll with it

but it remains profitable for Smithback and about 200 other farmers. Beginning next month, however, the nation's 10,000 tobacco farmers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand when the final payments from a $10 billion federal program ar
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Sep 22, 2014 22:39
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[Wisconsin] Editorial: Increase enforcement, reduce availability to combat youth tobacco use

If any of these measures help kids from becoming addicted to nicotine, if they reduce the affordability and availability, we must make the effort before more children pick up a lifetime addiction.
Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added Dec 16, 2013 15:53
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Wisconsin Campuses Are Dealing With A New Form Of Smoking: E-Cigarettes

Campuses around Wisconsin aren't quite sure how to deal with "e-cigarettes," a relatively new product that more young people are trying and using in place of traditional cigarettes. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Stout officials banned tobacco but not
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Oct 20, 2013 16:35
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[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Campus should be aware of pros, cons of potential smoking ban

We encourage the TFCC to continue its research into smoking bans and look at all different angles. We also hope they involve students and the entire campus community as much as possible along the way. Transparency, education and cooperation seem to be t
Advance Titan (University of Wisconsin Oshkosh)
added Dec 8, 2012 15:19
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[Wisconsin] Great American Smokeout is a great day to call it quits

That’s the message local health advocates are spreading as they prepare for the 37th annual Great American Smokeout on Nov. 15.
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Nov 7, 2012 10:35
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