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Add E-Cigarettes to La Crosse's Clean Indoor Air Law

Harmful e-cigarette emissions should be treated the same as smoke from cigarettes and cigars.

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July 2, 2020
Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (July 5, 2020) – Celebrating ten years since Wisconsin’s Clean Indoor Air law went into effect on July 5 th , 2010, public health advocates say the Legislature needs to include e-cigarettes in the law, statewide. E-cigarettes produce an aerosol that can contain potentially harmful substances including: nicotine;

November 21, 2019
Wisconsin

MADISON, WI – Cancer patients and survivors marked the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 44th annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Wisconsin residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation. Only by tackling tobacco use through a comprehensive approach can we effectively overcome the country’s tobacco use epidemic and prevent the more than 480,000 deaths each year caused by smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke. The advocacy affiliate of ACS, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), supports evidence-based strategies proven to reduce tobacco use including comprehensive smoke-free laws, regular and significant tobacco excise tax increases and adequately funding evidence-based tobacco prevention and cessation programs.

September 25, 2019
Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI – September 25, 2019 – Milwaukee attorney Philip R. O’Brien has been named to the national Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society (ACS). As a member of the Board, O’Brien will provide

August 1, 2019
Wisconsin

Wisconsin continues to fall short when it comes to passing legislation that prevents and reduces suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality, Wisconsin still lags behind on tobacco control policies.

State Contacts

Greta Johnson
Grassroots Manager
Sara Sahli
Wisconsin Government Relations Director
Priscilla Cabral-Perez
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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