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[Wisconsin] State smoking ban turns five

A Public Opinion Strategies poll from 2014 found that 86 percent of Wisconsin voters approve of the law, compared with 75 percent approval in 2011. Nine out of 10 Wisconsinites report going out to bars and restaurants the same or more often since the la
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jul 22, 2015 00:47
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[Wisconsin] Riverside yoga event to mark 5 years for smoke-free law

The La Crosse Area Health Initiative will host a free community yoga class to celebrate the five-year anniversary of Wisconsin’s workplace smoking ban at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. People of all ages and yoga levels are invited to the one-hour class, which certi
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Jul 15, 2015 10:32
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[Wisconsin] A look back at 5-year-old ban on indoor workplace smoking

vice president of public affairs for the Wisconsin Restaurant Association has yet to hear that sentiment, despite the controversial nature of the ban at the time it was enacted. “I haven’t heard from a single one who would go back,” Hanson said. “Ask the
Eau Claire (WI) Leader-Telegram
added Jul 8, 2015 21:34
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[Wisconsin] July 5 marks five years of smoke-free establishments

"It's hard to believe that smoking conventional cigarettes used to be a regular occurrence in our bars and restaurants," said Wynn Workun, of Fond du Lac. "I can remember my choices of meeting family and friends for a social gathering being very limited
Fond du Lac (WI) Reporter
added Jul 4, 2015 11:35
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[Hawaii, Wisconsin] AUDIO: Big Question: Should The Smoking Age Be 21?

Joy Cardin looks at the pros and cons of raising the legal smoking age.
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jun 23, 2015 17:27
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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] Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison going smoke-free

will be the first casino in the state to go smoke-free later this year. The new policy will go into effect August 1. Ho-Chunk officials say they decided to go smoke-free after looking at results from a customer survey.
WKOW-TV ABC 27 (Madison, WI)
added Jun 16, 2015 17:00
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[Wisconsin] Oregon bar fire caused by cigarette

Fire officials think a cigarette started a fire that caused $500,000 in damage to an Oregon business. Fire Chief Jack Mlnarik tells 27 News the June 8 fire at Hack's Sports Page Bar has been ruled accidental, believed to have been caused by an employee
WKOW-TV ABC 27 (Madison, WI)
added Jun 16, 2015 16:59
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RYAN: Wisconsin is poised to repeat the mistakes of the past / Passing this legislation will tie the hands of local elected officials in the future without any true understanding of the health impacts of e-cigarettes.

would strip municipalities of their right to include electronic cigarettes in their communities' smoke-free air ordinances. Lawmakers should protect public health, support local control and respect the need for further scientific study.
Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added May 13, 2015 14:12
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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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