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[Wisconsin] ABLER: Ordinance moving tenants in Sheboygan toward smoke-free living

As we start a favorite month in Wisconsin, we are reminded that this is the seventh year our state celebrates the Smoke Free Air Bill passage of July 5, 2010. In June we celebrated Healthy Homes Month, which is sponsored by U.S. Department of Housing And
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Jul 4, 2017 01:51
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Wisconsin Bucks National Trend On E-Cigarettes

Across the nation, the number of teens using e-cigarettes dropped dramatically last year. But in Wisconsin it was just the opposite.
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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[Wisconsin] Letter: Anti-smoking efforts should target Hmong, Lao

Many of the Hmong and Lao do not know smoking is dangerous to their heath and now many have become victims of cancer. The Hmong and Lao are vulnerable to the high risks of smoking and secondhand smoking. The vulnerability includes the lack of higher educ
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Jun 7, 2017 01:38
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[Wisconsin] Lawmaker: Budget likely to increase taxes on little cigars

Republican Rep. Dale Kooyenga has long pushed for little cigars — which have filters and are smaller than cigarillos — to be taxed the same as cigarettes, and he thinks there’s enough support for the idea this year. The proposal is part of a larger Assem
Wisconsin State Journal
added May 25, 2017 01:15
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[Wisconsin] Lawmaker: Budget likely to increase little cigar tax

Republican Rep. Dale Kooyenga has long pushed for little cigars, which have filters and are smaller than cigarillos, to be taxed the same as cigarettes, and he thinks there's enough support for the idea this year. The proposal is part of a larger Assemb
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2017 15:34
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[Wisconsin] Increase On 'Little Cigars' In GOP Assembly Tax Plan

They’re called little cigars, but Sara Sahli, with the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network, said they’re really cigarettes in disguise. The only difference is the brown wrapping — and a big difference in price. "You can get a pack of these
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added May 11, 2017 13:25
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[Wisconsin] Group looks to close "little cigar" loophole

The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Awareness Network is working to make purchasing "little cigars" the same as with cigarettes. Jennifer Amundson, media advocacy director with the Cancer Awareness Network, said the aim is to make it more difficult for
WEAU-TV Channel 13 NBC (Eau Claire, WI)
added Apr 15, 2017 19:34
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[Wisconsin] Health Officials Look To Cut Number Of Smokers By About 10M By 2024

120 health leaders are calling for the immediate implementation of a nationwide plan to reduce the number of smokers to 25 million by 2024... Michael Fiore is a physician and director of the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Interven
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:48
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: From The Star's Mailbag: Celebrate Black History Month by reducing tobacco disparities

One additional inequity often overlooked that continues to this day is the burden that tobacco places on the African-American community...Join the Tobacco-Free Columbia Dane County Coalition (TFCDC), like I did, to help in the effort. Visit www.tfcdc.com
Sun Prairie (WI) Star
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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[Wisconsin] Glass column: Regulators make patchwork of smoking restrictions

The proposals in Sudbury include classifying e-cigarette and vaping products as ordinary tobacco. As Watchdog.org has previously reported, switching from tobacco to e-cigarettes has massive health benefits.
Reedsburg (WI) Times-Press
added Mar 19, 2017 13:38
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