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[Wisconsin] Hartland to address FDA on e-cigarettes rules

village board on Tuesday night, Feb. 13, agreed to help a local business fight new e-cigarette rules by the [FDA], which the business said could cause it to shut down... Village Trustee Rick Stevens said he's used an e-cigarette for about two years, and t
Lake Country Now
added Feb 15, 2017 01:26
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[Wisconsin] Tobacco and nicotine sales to minors spike to 10-year high

Recent compliance checks by Public Health Madison & Dane County found that 19 percent of all retailers were caught selling tobacco to young compliance volunteers.
Sun Prairie (WI) Star
added Feb 9, 2017 15:36

[Wisconsin] Sales Of Tobacco And Nicotine Products To Minors In Madison Hits 10 Year High

the team conducted 192 compliance checks. Of those, 36 establishments made non-compliant sales resulting in a 19% sales rate. 'This is the highest sales rate the City of Madison has experienced since 2006,' said Nina Gregerson, Assistant Coordinator for t
added Feb 2, 2017 20:18
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Report: Three F's, an A, and a B for Tobacco Control in Wisconsin

a failing grade in three areas: funding for tobacco control and prevention, access to cessation services, and for not raising the minimum age for sale of tobacco products from 18 to 21. While acknowledging improvements in tobacco control over the long
Public News Service (PNS)
added Jan 26, 2017 17:39

[Wisconsin] Cigarette butts pile up at Wausau trail spot

Jim Force collects litter when he walks around town and along Wausau's River Edge Parkway. One of the troublesome spots on the route: beneath the Stewart Avenue bridge, where cigarette butts accumulate. "It's quite disgusting," Force said. "Smokers need
Wausau (WI) Daily Herald
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[Wisconsin] Illegal tobacco sales increase in central WI

Police work with young volunteers each year to complete unannounced checks to ensure compliance with the state's tobacco sales laws. The Wisconsin Wins initiative a state-mandated program meant to reduce youth access to tobacco and products that contain
Stevens Point (WI) Journal
added Jan 10, 2017 18:58

[Wisconsin] LETTER: Milwaukee joins MBL in smokeless tobacco ban

What does Milwaukee, home of the Brewers, have in common with Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco? Each city has passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of smokeless tobacco products at their sports venues. As a member of FACT, Wisco
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jan 9, 2017 00:03

[Wisconsin] Smoke-Free Public Housing is Coming

Oneida County Community Health Specialist Corie Zelazoski says the rule requires agencies enact smoke-free policies applying to all living units, indoor common areas, offices and within 25 feet of buildings. "This is going to protect the vulnerable pub
WSAU (550 AM) / WSAU-FM 99.9 (Wausau, WI)
added Dec 20, 2016 16:26

Smoking rates in Wisconsin fall to 20-year low

A smaller percentage of Wisconsinites are smoking cigarettes than at any time in more than 20 years, according to a national report released this week. America's Health Rankings, an annual report of trends in the nation's public health, found that 17.3
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 17, 2016 16:17
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Smoking rates in Wisconsin fall to 20-year low

Wisconsin's rate of cigarette smoking has declined steadily since 1994, when 1 in 4 adults smoked / The 17.3 percent figure ranks Wisconsin 23rd nationally.... America's Health Rankings, an annual report of trends in the nation's public health, found tha
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Dec 17, 2016 04:07
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