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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: Loophole allows tobacco stores to operate as "crime havens"

"It's more than just drug dealing… it's armed robberies… aggravated assaults… breaking into cars… general harassment of passersby," said Alderman Bob Bauman of Milwaukee's 4th District. The city also has evidence illegal guns were sold at this shop. "L
WDJT-TV CBS58 (Milwaukee, WI)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:15

[Wisconsin] Cigarettes still sold to teens in region

The findings, which show stores in Wood County sold substantially more tobacco to minors than in Marathon and Portage counties, have public health officials concerned. “It’s crucial to keep all of these products out of our youth’s hands to protect the h
Wausau (WI) Daily Herald
added Jan 20, 2016 18:39

[Wisconsin] Wausau adds vaping to tobacco rules

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to ban the sale of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices to children under 18 and generally treat those products like cigars, pipes and cigarettes. All such products are not allowed on school or city-owned
Wausau (WI) Daily Herald
added Jan 13, 2016 07:39

[Wisconsin] Proposal to open e-cigarette shop near Tosa school property withdrawn

A business plan to open an e-cigarette shop across from school district buildings was withdrawn. The applicant said city staff recommended a rejection of the proposal to the city plan commission.
Wauwatosa Now (Wisconsin Journal Sentinel & Community Newspapers)
added Jan 13, 2016 07:29

[Wisconsin] Bill would create safer packaging for liquid nicotine

A state Assembly panel heard testimony this week on the measure, which seeks to prevent kids from ingesting the drug. The federal government and other states are considering childproof packaging. That's after multiple cases nationwide of kids dying or g
WTAQ 97.5 FM (Wausau, WI)
added Jan 11, 2016 15:45

Proposed Wisconsin law to give cities more power over tobacco licenses

Wisconsin lawmakers are circulating a bill for co-sponsors that would give municipalities the power to suspend, revoke or refuse to renew tobacco licenses of businesses with documented nuisance activity, such as drug dealing and prostitution.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 30, 2015 17:02
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[Wisconsin] Tobacco-related disparities persist

Fifty-five percent of residents living in multi-unit housing report smoking is allowed, and 68 percent of adults living in multi-unit housing want a no-smoking policy...We are planning to pull together partners and offer tenants programs to assist with to
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Dec 27, 2015 00:08

[Wisconsin] Journal Times editorial: E-cigarettes under a cloud

Further scientific testing needs to be done — including tests on the possible ill effects of “second-hand” effects from e-cigarettes. But the Harvard study has put e-cigarette users on notice that vaping is not as benign as its advocates would have had
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Dec 14, 2015 02:19

[Wisconsin] Gasping For Action

It’s been known for years that diacetyl destroys lungs. Yet the federal government has failed to regulate it. Now, a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation has found the buttery flavor chemical is injuring coffee workers and has seeped into other produ
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 10, 2015 15:16
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[Wisconsin] Local organization works to promote smoke-free housing

In Kenosha, the movement to promote smoke-free housing has been underway for several years through the Kenosha Racine Walworth Tri-County Tobacco Free Coalition. About three years ago, the group began introducing a program called Clear Gains, consisting
Kenosha (WI) News
added Dec 6, 2015 01:40
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