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[Wisconsin] QUIT NOW! Lifelong smoker issues powerful warning

Smoking took Ollie “Janet” Bouvier’s husband. It took her son. It took her mother’s life, through the effects of secondhand smoke. It took a job and career Bouvier loved. It took countless children through miscarriage and threatened the health of her livi
Daily Jefferson County (WI) Union
added Mar 18, 2015 14:53

[UK, USA, Wisconsin] British American Tobacco drops and sues PwC over pollution scandal

has dumped its auditors PwC and taken them to court over a potential $1bn (£651m) US environmental damages bill. It is the latest in a long line of tests for the Big Four auditing firm, which is still reeling from accusations by the Public Accounts Comm
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 22:36

[Wisconsin] Watchdog: Appleton allows smoking atop parking ramps

Q: Is it legal to smoke in Appleton's parking ramps? A: That depends on where you're standing. If you're on the top floor of a city-owned parking ramp and at least 20 feet from an entrance, smoking is allowed. If you're anywhere else in a ramp, smoking
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Feb 11, 2015 22:03

[Wisconsin] E-cigs, are they safe?

Dr. Fiore says if they become regulated, tobacco companies will quickly jump to a lawsuit. In Wisconsin, state lawmakers have even considered adding vaping, or e-cigs to the Wisconsin smoking ban. It's something State Representative Joel Kleefisch is ada
WDJT-TV CBS58 (Milwaukee, WI)
added Feb 10, 2015 17:24

[Wisconsin] LETTER: David McCune: Joel Kleefisch's bill favoring e-cigarettes appallingly stupid

of pressing issues Kleefisch could have excreted a bill for, endorsing e-cigarettes is among the stupidest. Akin to promoting the health benefits of Ebola because some businesses profit. Appallingly stupid.
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Feb 1, 2015 16:54

[Wisconsin] Report: Pharmacies lead in tobacco sales to minors

of the 330 tobacco retailers in Dane County, 51 sold tobacco to youth inspectors. The sales rate of 15.5 percent in Dane County is the highest tobacco sales to minors rate in more than six years.
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:20

[Wisconsin] The Burden of Tobacco 2015 Edition (PDF)

Cigarette smoking continues to significantly impact the health and economic well-being of Wisconsin and its people. Nearly a million Wisconsinites were cigarette smokers during 2012, including approximately 43,000 youth. Thus, cigarette smoking continu
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for Urban Initiatives and Research
added Jan 14, 2015 13:05

Report released--Burden of Tobacco in Wisconsin 2015

6,678 people died from illnesses directly related to smoking each year, constituting nearly 15% of all annual deaths in Wisconsin among persons aged 35 years and older. Another 678 people died from illnesses and fires indirectly related to smoking.
Center for Urban Initiatives and Research (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
added Jan 14, 2015 13:02

New report: Tobacco-related health problems costing Wisconsin

The 2015 Burden of Tobacco Report released today by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee says that cost has reached $528 for every man, woman and child in the state. “Reducing tobacco use is a must for our state’s physical and fiscal health,” said Sara Sah
WEAU-TV Channel 13 NBC (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:16

[Wisconsin] Rep. Debra Kolste proposes indoor ban on e-cigarettes

Rep. Debra Kolste introduced legislation Thursday that would add e-cigarettes to Wisconsin's indoor smoking ban. "There's no research to tell us whether it's safe or not," Kolste said. "There is no research that says these e-cigs are safe. It would be wr
Janesville (WI) Gazette
added Jan 9, 2015 20:23
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