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[Wisconsin] Bill would prevent local governments from banning e-cigarettes in indoor public spaces

Madison added electronic cigarettes to the smoking ban back in January, but a bill state lawmakers will consider soon looks to prevent local governments from passing those kinds of restrictions. The proposal from Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, would
Badger Herald
added Apr 14, 2015 16:21

[Wisconsin] Steven Walters: E-cigarette popularity lights up state Capitol fight

Kleefisch's party controls the Legislature. Let's start with him. The Oconomowoc Republican is putting the final touches on a bill pre-empting local governments from enacting their own e-cigarette bans. If it became law, it would repeal bans enacted by M
Janesville (WI) Gazette
added Apr 2, 2015 13:22

[Wisconsin] Walters: E-cig popularity lights up Capitol

It’s a three-sided debate: Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch wants to tell local governments they can’t ban e-cigarettes. Democratic Rep. Debra Kolste wants to add e-cigarettes to the statewide indoor smoking ban. And others ask whether Wisconsin should foll
Beloit (WI) Daily News
added Mar 31, 2015 14:19

[Wisconsin] Oshkosh once home to booming cigar industry

Larry Spanbauer, a local historian and secretary of the Oshkosh Memorabilia Club, has discovered a little known fact about Oshkosh - it once had a booming cigar industry. After two years of research, he recently published a book detailing how Oshkosh ma
Washington Times
added Mar 30, 2015 21:02

[USA, Wisconsin] BAT share price: UK tobacco giant hires KPMG as auditor

has picked KPMG as auditor after severing ties with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP... BAT is trying to avoid being dragged into the scandal over the polluting of the Fox River in Wisconsin back in the 1960s and might be held liable
iNVEZZ Limited
added Mar 25, 2015 12:06

[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
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