Wisconsin Bucks National Trend On E-Cigarettes

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Friday, June 16, 2017, 3:35pm Wisconsin Public Radio “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 11.3 percent of high schoolers used e-cigarettes in 2016, a sharp decline from previous years. Wisconsin went the other direction, seeing a rise to 13.3 percent. ” https://www.wpr.org/wisconsin-bucks-national-trend-e-cigarettes

New Report: E-Cigarette Use Outpaces Conventional Cigarettes Among WI Youth

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November 16, 2016 Wisconsin Department of Health Services “Fewer Wisconsin youth are smoking cigarettes than ever before, but more of them are reporting using e-cigarettes, according to the 2016 Youth Tobacco Survey, a report released by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.” https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/news/releases/111616.htm

Democratic proposal would legalize, regulate marijuana in Wisconsin

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July 14, 2017 The Capital Times “Marijuana would be legal in Wisconsin for medicinal and recreational use under a bill introduced Thursday by Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison.” http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/election-matters/democratic-proposal-would-legalize-regulate-marijuana-in-wisconsin/article_74000942-d97f-572d-ba7b-3fed70a9443a.html  

Wisconsin Heaviest-Drinking State In Country, Study Finds

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Research Also Shows Menominee County To Have Highest Rates Of Binge Drinking In Country Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 6:00am Wisconsin Public Radio “A new study released by the Seattle-based Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation shows that Wisconsin is the heaviest-drinking state in the country.” (click on the link below to view entire article) https://www.wpr.org/wisconsin-heaviest-drinking-state-country-study-finds

Alcohol use among Wisconsin senior citizens is on the rise

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April 26, 2017, at 2:10 p.m. Associated Press and US News “MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Alcohol use among Wisconsin senior citizens is on the rise.” (click on the link below to view entire article) https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/wisconsin/articles/2017-04-26/alcohol-use-among-wisconsin-senior-citizens-on-the-rise

How Much Alcohol Is Really OK?

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Oct 2, 2017 Updated Oct 4, 2017 HealthDay Reporter (click on the link below to view the entire article) “There’s little doubt that alcohol’s risks increase with quantity. The World Health Organization warns that alcohol is a factor in more than 200 types of medical conditions. And about 25 percent of deaths in people aged 20 to 39 are linked …