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[Wisconsin] HUD seeks to snuff out smoking in housing

In Wisconsin, advocates for the rule include fire chiefs, the Wisconsin Asthma Coalition in West Allis, American Lung Association in Brookfield, Westlawn Partnership for a Healthier Environment in northwest Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin Cente
Wisconsin Gazette
added Mar 18, 2016 22:51
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MENTZER: Why Wisconsin should raise smoking age to 21

There does not seem to be much appetite in the Wisconsin Legislature to copy California and Hawaii on this policy. But individual municipalities could do it, as many did with workplace smoking bans before that became a statewide policy. It would be inter
Wausau (WI) Daily Herald
added Mar 14, 2016 19:15
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[Wisconsin] Naomi Ruiru: Keep apartments smoke-free

As a nursing student, I am very concerned with the exposure of secondhand smoking that continues to affect a huge part of our community despite the inaction and enforcement of the Wisconsin’s statewide smoke-free air law.
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 18, 2016 12:19
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[Wisconsin] Letter to the Editor: Tobacco use gross

This Valentine's Day, my FACT group and I wrote a bunch of tobacco facts on Post-it cards and hung them up on the wall in the shape of the word FACT. I hope by continuing to educate our peers about the harmful effects of tobacco, we’ll eventually reach
Manitowoc (WI) Herald Times Reporter
added Feb 18, 2016 17:48
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[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
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[Wisconsin] February is American Heart Month

• Don’t smoke and avoid secondhand smoke: Smokers are at a much higher risk for developing heart disease than nonsmokers. Smoking is a major cause of coronary heart disease and several other chronic conditions. Even being exposed to secondhand smoke can
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Feb 9, 2016 22:39
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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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Wisconsin failed in tobacco prevention funding, according to report State received A for smoke-free air

Wisconsin received the worst rating for funding and accessibility to programs which help tobacco users quit, according to the State of Tobacco Control 2016 report. Currently Wisconsin’s prevention and cessation program funding amounts to only 13.2 perce
Badger Herald
added Feb 5, 2016 20:37
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Wisconsin, neighbors show mixed report cards on smoking -- with too many F's

“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 4, 2016 20:18
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[Wisconsin] After years of complaints, 27th Street Tobacco declared a nuisance, business shut down

The 27th Street Tobacco shop has been called toxic for the neighborhood -- and now, it has been declared a nuisance, and shut down. As Milwaukee police officers supervised on Monday, February 1st, employees removed goods from 27th Street Tobacco as a res
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added Feb 3, 2016 22:36
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