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[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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[Wisconsin] E-cigs included in Madison's smoking ban

As expected, Madison alders approved adding e-cigarettes to the city's indoor public smoking ban. There was a strong turnout from those who support e-cigs at Tuesday night's city council meeting.
WIBA AM (Madison, WI)
added Jan 7, 2015 19:53
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: E-cigarettes added to Madison smoking ban

TONIGHT THE MADISON COMMON COUNCIL ADDS ELECTRONIC-CIGARETTE DEVICES TO THE CITY'S SMOKING BAN.
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Jan 7, 2015 19:53
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[Wisconsin] Tobacco smug­gling prompts charge

A Chippewa Falls woman work­ing as a con­tracted jail em­ployee is ac­cused of smug­gling chew­ing to­bacco to an in­mate at the Eau Claire County Jail.
Eau Claire (WI) Leader-Telegram
added Jan 7, 2015 16:25
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[Wisconsin] Most of tobacco lawsuit dollars used to prop up state budget;

A new report says Wisconsin will receive $756 million in the current fiscal year from cigarette tax revenues and the 1998 lawsuit settlement ... the state will only spend less than a penny of each dollar of the money received on stop-smoking programs --
New Richmond (WI) News
added Dec 17, 2014 05:15
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Adult Smoking In Wisconsin Hits Record Low

announced today that the state’s adult smoking rate is at the lowest rate ever recorded in Wisconsin. The adult smoking rate is at 18%, a two percentage point drop from 2012, and is consistent with the national smoking rate of 17.8%
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
added Dec 8, 2014 22:51
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[Wisconsin] Milwaukee woman fatally burned after dropping cigarette in van

A Milwaukee woman was fatally burned when she dropped a cigarette that ignited blankets in her husband's van...She was 68. According to the report, on Nov. 21 Turek was smoking a cigarette in her husband's van that was parked in the 2200 block of E. Benn
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 4, 2014 05:37
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[Wisconsin] The American Vaping Association (yes, there is such a thing) calls Madison ban unhealthy

“It is especially cruel to ban vaping in a city known for its frigid temperatures,” said Gregory Conley, the AVA’s president, in a press release. “For many smokers, the ability to stay out of the cold acts as a powerful incentive to give up cigarettes an
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Nov 24, 2014 11:44
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[Wisconsin] City of Madison officials look to ban e-cigarettes

Madison city council is looking at including electronic cigarettes in the city's smoking ban, which prohibits smoking in most indoor places as well as parks and beaches. But supporters of the products believe restricting them may do more harm than good.
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Nov 24, 2014 02:59
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[Wisconsin] Paul Soglin, council members move to add e-cigarettes to Madison smoking ban

Mayor Paul Soglin and nine City Council members are proposing to add electronic cigarettes to Madison’s smoking ban, which prohibits smoking in most indoor places as well as posted areas of parks and beaches. The measure, to be introduced Tuesday, comes
Wisconsin State Journal
added Nov 19, 2014 15:49
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