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[Wisconsin] Faith-based shareholder groups confront e-cigarette companies

Religious groups that hold shares in Altria and Reynolds American this week called on the companies to test their products, including electronic cigarettes, for toxic chemicals and take other measures to protect the safety of consumers. Altria is the pa
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Oct 31, 2015 14:22

[Wisconsin] City seeks to close smoke shop, scene of 140 police calls this year

A tobacco store on Milwaukee's north side actually serves as "safe haven" for illegal drug sales and should be declared a public nuisance and closed, according to city attorneys. A lawsuit claims Milwaukee police have been called to 27th St. Tobacco, at
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Oct 28, 2015 16:19

[Wisconsin] E-cig industry test fails to detect harmful levels of diacetyl, university testing shows

Dripper's Paradise...carries dozens of brands of smoke juice, including a locally made favorite called Foghorn ...Nothing on the Foghorn e-liquid label mentions the lung-destroying chemicals. A warning reminds buyers only that the product may contain nico
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Oct 26, 2015 16:02

[Wisconsin] WITUCKI: Increased use of e-cigarettes threatens public health advances

The fledgling e-cigarette industry has from the get-go alleged without proof that its products are safer than cigarettes...When reputable, non-biased scientists, unaffiliated with either industry or public health, such as those in the Marquette Universit
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Oct 25, 2015 18:43
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: Lung cancer No. 1 cancer killer in Winnebago County

Dr. Robert Geck of Aurora Health Care in Oshkosh said, “Screenings are now approved for individuals age 55 and older at the highest risk for lung cancer. If caught early enough, there may even be a chance for curative treatment.” The Wisconsin Comprehens
Oshkosh (WI) Northwestern
added Oct 24, 2015 11:07

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
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