Underage nicotine sales, European cooking and eating

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In this April 16, 2019, file photo, a researcher holds vape pens in a lab at Portland State University in in Portland, Ore. Oregon’s public health physician said Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, that a person who contracted a severe respiratory illness and died after using an e-cigarette had purchased a vaping device containing marijuana oil at a state-legal dispensary. The death is the second linked by public health officials nationwide to vaping and the first linked to an e-cigarette purchased at a dispensary. Craig Mitchelldyer/AP Photo

A public health doctor joins us to explain an increase in underage nicotine product sales. Then, we talk to a Wisconsin food writer about eating foods across Europe and recreating them back home.

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  • Underage nicotine sales in Wisconsin have more than doubled since 2019

    Underage sales of nicotine products have more than doubled in Wisconsin since 2019, the year when the federal age for purchasing tobacco products was raised to 21. Wisconsin has kept the minimum age at 18 in spite of research showing that raising the smoking age reduces nicotine addiction. A doctor and tobacco addiction expert explains.

  • Food Friday: Dining across Europe and bringing it back to your kitchen

    A former Wisconsin food writer dined across Europe this fall and returns to give us tips for enjoying foreign foods and recreating them in our own kitchens.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Dr. Michael Fiore Guest
  • James Schend Guest

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