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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

[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

[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

[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

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

[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

[Wisconsin] Sheboygan cigar-making industry once was smoking

Tobacco was first grown by enterprising Wisconsin settlers in 1844 in Walworth County. Twenty years later, the Civil War boosted the popularity of cigars in the state, but it was ultimately the significant German immigrant population that created a huge
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Apr 25, 2015 12:31
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[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Allow local governments to regulate e-cigarettes

why bar local governments from acting on their concerns about the effects of smoking e-cigarettes? Beyond that, why interfere at all with local government authority to regulate e-smoking? Just how much power do state legislators want to wield over local
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Apr 22, 2015 12:52

Wisconsin lawmakers work to catch up with e-cigarette boom

The popularity of e-cigarettes has Wisconsin lawmakers wrestling with questions—where they should be used, if they should be taxed and whether they're safe.
Superior (WI) Daily Telegram
added Apr 18, 2015 12:52

[Wisconsin] Bill would prevent local governments from banning e-cigarettes in indoor public spaces

Madison added electronic cigarettes to the smoking ban back in January, but a bill state lawmakers will consider soon looks to prevent local governments from passing those kinds of restrictions. The proposal from Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, would
Badger Herald
added Apr 14, 2015 16:21
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