Youth use on the rise in Wisconsin.

Wendy Vander Zanden presents to Shawano-Menominee Counties Board of Health discussing the dangers and myths of electronic cigarettes.    It’s time for people to get fired up about e-cigarettes and the dangers they pose, especially to area youngsters, according to presenters at a Shawano-Menominee Counties Board of Health program this week. Only 12 people turned out for the presentation Monday night at Shawano… Read more →

25th Anniversary of Smokefree Skies!

February 25th, 2015 marked the 25th anniversary of smokefree airplanes! This milestone serves as a powerful reminder that it’s not impossible to create big social change in the face of daunting odds.  It gives us a chance to highlight both smokefree progress as well as challenges that still need to be addressed (including gaps in local/state smokefree workplace laws, smoking in airports, and DOT failing to… Read more →

CVS Tacks Tobacco Payment to Prescription Network

CVS Tacks Tobacco Payment to Prescription Network Oct 21, 2014, 3:08 PM ET By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Share 19 FILE – In this Sept. 3, 2014 file photo, an inflatable cigarette and ashtray are displayed in New York to announce the CVS Health’s decision to stop selling cigarettes at its stores.    First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from… Read more →

Ashwaubenon bans e-cigarettes from public places

ASHWAUBENON Smokers hoping to take a drag from e-cigarettes in public places will have to follow the same rules as those who use traditional tobacco products. That means no lighting up on school grounds or in village buildings, local businesses and some park areas under a revised smoking ban. The Village Board approved the e-cig measure Tuesday after some administrators… Read more →

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