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[Wisconsin] Proposal to open e-cigarette shop near Tosa school property withdrawn

A business plan to open an e-cigarette shop across from school district buildings was withdrawn. The applicant said city staff recommended a rejection of the proposal to the city plan commission.
Wauwatosa Now (Wisconsin Journal Sentinel & Community Newspapers)
added Jan 13, 2016 07:29

[Wisconsin] Bill would create safer packaging for liquid nicotine

A state Assembly panel heard testimony this week on the measure, which seeks to prevent kids from ingesting the drug. The federal government and other states are considering childproof packaging. That's after multiple cases nationwide of kids dying or g
WTAQ 97.5 FM (Wausau, WI)
added Jan 11, 2016 15:45

Proposed Wisconsin law to give cities more power over tobacco licenses

Wisconsin lawmakers are circulating a bill for co-sponsors that would give municipalities the power to suspend, revoke or refuse to renew tobacco licenses of businesses with documented nuisance activity, such as drug dealing and prostitution.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 30, 2015 17:02
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[Wisconsin] Tobacco-related disparities persist

Fifty-five percent of residents living in multi-unit housing report smoking is allowed, and 68 percent of adults living in multi-unit housing want a no-smoking policy...We are planning to pull together partners and offer tenants programs to assist with to
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Dec 27, 2015 00:08

[Wisconsin] Journal Times editorial: E-cigarettes under a cloud

Further scientific testing needs to be done — including tests on the possible ill effects of “second-hand” effects from e-cigarettes. But the Harvard study has put e-cigarette users on notice that vaping is not as benign as its advocates would have had
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Dec 14, 2015 02:19

[Wisconsin] Gasping For Action

It’s been known for years that diacetyl destroys lungs. Yet the federal government has failed to regulate it. Now, a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation has found the buttery flavor chemical is injuring coffee workers and has seeped into other produ
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 10, 2015 15:16
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[Wisconsin] Local organization works to promote smoke-free housing

In Kenosha, the movement to promote smoke-free housing has been underway for several years through the Kenosha Racine Walworth Tri-County Tobacco Free Coalition. About three years ago, the group began introducing a program called Clear Gains, consisting
Kenosha (WI) News
added Dec 6, 2015 01:40

[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Our Views: Reaching out to help smokers kick deadly habit

ranked Rock County a paltry 62nd out of Wisconsin’s 72 counties....Wisconsin spends $2.6 billion in smoking-related health care costs annually...“Imagine what a difference we could make if we invested even a fraction of that into prevention and cessation
Janesville (WI) Gazette
added Dec 3, 2015 23:27

[Wisconsin] Smoking to blame for $300,000 Oregon fire, officials said

A fire that heavily damaged one side of an Oregon duplex Wednesday was likely caused by smoking materials, fire officials said. The fire was reported at about 12:10 p.m. at 1121 Union Road, with the first arriving fire unit finding a large amount of bla
Wisconsin State Journal
added Dec 3, 2015 23:21

[Wisconsin] A tossed cigarette can lead to OWI arrest, State Supreme Court rules

A cigarette butt tossed on a highway by a passenger can get drivers pulled over and arrested, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a case closely followed by police trying to crack down not on littering, but drunken driving.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Nov 25, 2015 17:17
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