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[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
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[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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[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Our Views: Reaching out to help smokers kick deadly habit

ranked Rock County a paltry 62nd out of Wisconsin’s 72 counties....Wisconsin spends $2.6 billion in smoking-related health care costs annually...“Imagine what a difference we could make if we invested even a fraction of that into prevention and cessation
Janesville (WI) Gazette
added Dec 3, 2015 23:27
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[Wisconsin] Smoking to blame for $300,000 Oregon fire, officials said

A fire that heavily damaged one side of an Oregon duplex Wednesday was likely caused by smoking materials, fire officials said. The fire was reported at about 12:10 p.m. at 1121 Union Road, with the first arriving fire unit finding a large amount of bla
Wisconsin State Journal
added Dec 3, 2015 23:21
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[Wisconsin] A tossed cigarette can lead to OWI arrest, State Supreme Court rules

A cigarette butt tossed on a highway by a passenger can get drivers pulled over and arrested, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a case closely followed by police trying to crack down not on littering, but drunken driving.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Nov 25, 2015 17:17
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: Lawmaker wants ban on smoking in car with child

Smoking in a car with a child would be prohibited under a bill being circulated at the state Capitol.
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:29
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: Local initiative encourages properties to become smoke-free

Rublee is a public health educator working to help area landlords in Portage, Wood and Marathon counties make their properties smoke-free. Marathon county currently has 350 smoke-free properties. That's about 5,000 units. "it is popular and it is gainin
WSAW CBS 7 (Wausau, WI)
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01
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[Wisconsin] Cases tie e-cigarettes to lung injuries, pneumonia

Two recent cases are among the first to highlight severe lung injuries physicians say are related to the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Oct 31, 2015 14:38
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[Wisconsin] Gasping for Action / It's been known for years that diacetyl destroys lungs. So why is it still harming coffee workers and allowed in e-cigarettes?

And now, diacetyl has quietly seeped into other products, this time being inhaled straight into the lungs of a growing number of consumers as they smoke or "vape" e-cigarettes. As many as 70% of sweet-flavored e-cigs contain diacetyl, according to a Sep
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Oct 31, 2015 14:32
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