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Wisconsin 4th in nation in smoking quit attempts

A new CDC report shows Wisconsin is among the states with the highest percentage of residents who have tried to quit smoking. Those smokers may benefit from knowing that there is free help at their fingertips by calling 800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669) or visi
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Oct 21, 2015 15:33

[Wisconsin] PHOTOS: Vape shops at the forefront of e-cigarette boom

Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Oct 21, 2015 15:32
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[Wisconsin] Debevoise and Reed Smith face off as British American Tobacco launches €578m claim against PwC

The legal action stems from PwC's audit of paper maker Windward Prospects, a company with which BAT has a long-running dispute over the cost of cleaning up a polluted river in Wisconsin. BAT alleges PwC failed to fully account for clean-up costs of the po
Legal Business magazine (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 10:25

[Wisconsin] Health Department releases tobacco compliance numbers

Eau Claire County has cracked down on tobacco compliance checks. According to the Eau Claire City County Health Department, only six out of 59 tobacco retailers failed compliance checks in Eau Claire County.
WEAU-TV Channel 13 NBC (Eau Claire, WI)
added Sep 30, 2015 17:26

[Wisconsin] E-cigarette regulation requested

Youth 2 Youth Director Debbie Fischer said the effects aren't positive. Fischer, along with representatives from the American Cancer Society, urged the Beloit City Council to prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in public building. Fischer and American Cancer
Beloit (WI) Daily News
added Sep 11, 2015 00:46

[Wisconsin] E-cigarettes could be e-liminated in Dane County workplaces

“This proposal makes a very simple change in the interest of public health,” Dye said. “By treating e-cigarettes like we already treat cigarettes, we can make sure, in areas we share with others, the air is clean and enjoyable for everyone.” The devices
Wisconsin State Journal
added Aug 14, 2015 10:55

[Wisconsin] Fond du Lac Housing Authority to go smoke-free

Properties for low and moderate income residents owned by the Fond du Lac Housing Authority will be going smoke-free by next year. A no-smoking policy draft was brought before the Housing Authority of the City of Fond du Lac Board of Directors when it m
Fond du Lac (WI) Reporter
added Aug 14, 2015 07:57

[Wisconsin] Prohibition's goal: Build cigar culture

Prohibition Spirits and Cigar Lounge, 159 N. Broadway... “We want to bring that whole lounge atmosphere to a lot more people,” Sherman said. “It’s definitely a growth area. A lot of of people try it out and find they can enjoy a premium cigar while relaxi
Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added Aug 8, 2015 13:53

[Wisconsin] LETTER: Sen. Fred Risser: Smoke-free law reminder that bipartisanship is possible

Five years into Wisconsin’s smoke-free law, there’s still some more work to be done to reduce the health risks of secondhand smoke and keep cigarettes out of the hands of Wisconsin teens and youth. The effects of e-cigarettes on clean air is also being qu
Wisconsin State Journal
added Aug 3, 2015 02:40

[Wisconsin] Regional Wrap: New trail, smoke-free apartments, consumer alert: More Dane County apartments going smoke free

The Tobacco Free Columbia-Dane County Coalition has helped more than 25 apartment complexes eliminate smoking in the last two years. “Smoke-free rental properties are definitely becoming the norm in Dane County,” said Nina Gregerson, assistant coalition
Sun Prairie (WI) Star
added Jul 29, 2015 11:55
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