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[Wisconsin] UW-Madison's Smoke-Free Policy Now Includes E-Cigarettes

"UW-Madison's smoke-free policy, like many smoke-free policies, was written prior to electronic smoking devices becoming common. So our policy was essentially silent on the issue. What we found was that we had a patchwork of interpretations going on."
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added May 2, 2016 19:37

[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

[New Mexico, Wisconsin] Rapids teen takes national anti-tobacco stage

Adileen Sii, a junior at Lincoln High School and a state board member of Wisconsin’s FACT, a youth tobacco prevention movement, will speak at a national tobacco prevention summit in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this month.
Wisconsin Rapids (WI) Daily Tribune
added Apr 6, 2016 22:14

[Wisconsin] LETTER: Colorectal cancer: The second deadliest cancer caused by smoking

To learn more about local tobacco prevention and control efforts in Milwaukee, contact the Wisconsin African American Tobacco Prevention Network (WAATPN) at
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Apr 3, 2016 16:11

[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

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

[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

[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

[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] 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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