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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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[Wisconsin] Lab tests reveal popular e-cigarette liquids contain harmful chemicals

diacetyl destroys lungs. Yet the federal government has failed to regulate it. A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation has found the buttery flavor chemical is injuring coffee workers and has seeped into other products such as e-cigarettes.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Oct 31, 2015 14:27
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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
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[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
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