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Why is Wisconsin behind the curve?

Published Jan. 16, 2013

I've been thinking a lot about some of the national hot-button issues that are dominating the news. It seems that, without exception, Wisconsin isn't interested in changing the status quo. Why is that?


UWM study says smoking ban benefits bartenders

Published March 14, 2011

Ask bartenders and bar owners about the effects of the smoking ban in Wisconsin and the results will be all over the map. While the jury may still be out on how the ban is affecting the economics of the business, a UW-Milwaukee study says that bartenders in the state, "are reaping significant health benefits as a result of the state's new smoke-free law."


Did the smoking ban snuff out the social smoker?

Published Feb. 18, 2011

Most of my alcohol consumption takes place at home -- where I do not smoke -- or in bars -- where I can no longer smoke. And so, guess what? I don't really smoke anymore.


How local bars accommodate smokers

Published Feb. 16, 2011

The smoking ban went into effect last July, and a lot of bar owners thought they would have to take measures to accommodate outdoor smoking. Most bars put ashtrays outside if they weren't there already, and some took it a step further.

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Exception to the smoking ban

I own a Cigar lounge in Wisconsin with a smoking exception for cigars only. I was told by the DOJ office that my business can be sold or moved to a new location within the State of Wisconsin. With the 2010 smoking ban, it is my understanding that no new cigar bar or merchant opening after June 20...

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