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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: "JUULing" takes over the e-cigarette industry

The latest development in the industry is the JUUL-- a potent and discreet vape. "That's the one that looks like a USB drive so its easily hidden, and if it is found by a parent, they don't know what it is necessarily," said Dr. Dan Beardmore, a pediatr
WMTV - NBC15 (Madison, WI)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[Wisconsin] PrideFest rejects Big Tobacco sponsorship in support of LGBT Health

Twenty LGBT and allied health organizations are applauding Milwaukee Pride for saying “no thanks” to Big Tobacco funding for this year’s PrideFest celebration. The decision builds on the Milwaukee Pride board’s decision last year to provide several toba
Milwaukee (WI) Independent
added May 11, 2018 20:25
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[Wisconsin] Youth access to flavored tobacco varies by zip code, promotes lifelong addiction

Nearly one in five tobacco retailers sold cheap flavored cigars and menthol cigarettes to minors in the City of Milwaukee, according to the latest Wisconsin Wins data from inspections conducted last year. During the Wisconsin Wins compliance checks, minor
Urban Milwaukee (WI)
added May 1, 2018 04:36
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[Wisconsin] Bill Berry: Welcome to the United States of Addiction

My grandpa smoked Pall Mall cigarettes until the day he died of lung cancer. All the while, the tobacco industry told him cigarettes weren’t harmful... Addiction is big business
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Apr 30, 2018 18:31
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[Wisconsin] Health initiative offers grants to pick up butts

Youth organizations and middle school faculty members who get off their butts might get a $100 mini-grant from the La Crosse Area Health Initiative in its third annual initiative to pick up cigarette butts in connection with Earth Day.
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[Wisconsin] SAHIL: CS urges Swearingen to support tobacco bill

Assembly Bill 225, authored by Northwoods Rep. Jeff Mursau, would require stores to display all tobacco products behind the counter... despite this broad support, the bill has stalled in the State Assembly Committee on State Affairs, which is headed by R
Rhinelander (WI) Star Journal
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00
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[Wisconsin] Update 2/8/2018: E-Cigs That Look Like USB's Concern Health Officials, Company Response

In response to this article, a company spokesperson for JUUL issued this statement: "JUUL Labs’ mission is to eliminate cigarette smoking by offering existing adult smokers a true alternative to combustible cigarettes. JUUL is not intended for anyone el
WXPR (Rhinelander, WI)
added Feb 16, 2018 00:12
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[Wisconsin] Madison may ban smoking in city parking garages

Mayor Paul Soglin and Alds. Mike Verveer and Ledell Zellers on Tuesday offered an ordinance to prohibit smoking in the city's five parking garages, including in elevators and staircases. The proposal also would ban smoking within five feet of entrances
Wisconsin State Journal
added Feb 7, 2018 00:55
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[Wisconsin] JUUL brand e-cigarettes reportedly used by youth in Rhinelander

There is a new tobacco product on the scene, and the Oneida County Health Department is warning parents to be on the lookout. JUUL e-cigarettes are small and resemble a USB flash drive, which health officials say makes them easy to hide from parents and
Rhinelander (WI) Star Journal
added Feb 16, 2018 00:13
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[Wisconsin] Tobacco products hit a new low with e-cigarettes that look like USB flash drives

Teachers now have a new one to worry about – JUUL e-cigarettes. This alarming upward trend of kids smoking e-cigarettes or “vaping” is occurring in middle schools, high schools and college campuses nationwide. Students could have these products in the cl
Merrill (WI) Foto News
added Feb 16, 2018 17:25
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