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[Wisconsin] Franklin may ban smoking and vaping in public parks at the request of a local youth group

"Parks are a place that everyone can enjoy, however, secondhand smoke and littered cigarette butts may deter families from using them," the request suggests. The city’s parks commission took up the request Dec. 11. Julianna Manske, a public health nurse
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Tobacco compliance checks: Keeping youth from addiction ($$)

Wisconsin WINS is a statewide initiative and has helped reduce sales to underage youth and reinforces compliance and education with tobacco retailers. Media outreach and community education are important in the WI WINS Program.
Sawyer County (WI) Record
added Dec 13, 2017 06:05
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Chad Owen: Cigarette tax-stamp discount benefits local wholesalers, not big tobacco

Big tobacco manufacturers such as RJ Reynolds do not receive the money that the article refers to. The cigarette tax-stamping discount (Wis. Stats. 139.32(5)) is provided to wholesale distributors to reimburse them for the significant expenses they incur
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Dec 11, 2017 12:46
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[Wisconsin] Parks and Recreation committee to re-ignite tobacco debate

The city’s Park and Recreation Committee is set to revisit the debate over the use of tobacco in some city parks, not one week after the full City Council voted down a ban in all outdoor areas. The item is part of Monday’s committee meeting to be held at
WSAU (550 AM) / WSAU-FM 99.9 (Wausau, WI)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:20
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[Wisconsin] Greendale​ ​Junior​ ​Tells​ ​Her​ ​Family​ ​Tobacco​ ​Story

The following story was written by the Greendale High School FACT Group, a local group of high school students who are part of FACT — a statewide anti-tobacco advocacy organization that aims to educate students and community members on the effects of smok
Patch.org
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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[Wisconsin] Underage tobacco sales growing, Chippewa County health department says

Underage tobacco sales are a growing problem, an official at the Chippewa County Department of Public Health said Tuesday, after a survey was released that indicated underage tobacco sales in Wisconsin had jumped from 7.2 percent in 2016 to 7.7 percent i
Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:29
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[Wisconsin] Bill would move E-cigarettes, flavored cigars behind store counters

Retailers would have to put flavored cigars in a locked case or behind the counter with other tobacco products under a bill in the state Legislature. Federal law requires stores to keep cigarettes and chewing tobacco behind the counter or in a locked ca
Superior (WI) Daily Telegram
added Nov 15, 2017 03:17
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[Wisconsin] Health Officials Launch 'Tobacco Is Changing' Campaign To Inform Parents About Flavored Tobacco Products

The Department of Health Services (DHS) today launched a campaign to inform parents about brightly packaged, candy-flavored tobacco products targeted to appeal to children. The 'Tobacco is Changing ' campaign is scheduled to run through February in vari
Public.
added Oct 31, 2017 16:59
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[Wisconsin] Mayor Barrett along with the Milwaukee Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families, City of Milwaukee Health Department, and Community Advocates launched a new phase of the citywide Strong Baby campaign Thursday. "We all know that smoking can kill," Comm

WTMJ-TV Ch. 4 NBC / AM 620 (Milwaukee, WI)
added Oct 28, 2017 14:56
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: Milwaukee launches new phase of “Strong Baby” campaign, pushes idea of smoke-free homes

The City of Milwaukee launched on Friday, October 27th a new phase of its citywide Strong Baby Campaign. The message this time around -- "Smoke-Free Homes Promote Strong Babies."
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added Oct 27, 2017 22:14
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