Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Will the Senate Vote to prevent youth from starting to smoke?

The Wisconsin Senate is meeting at 10:00 am today to vote on the state budget. Will the Senate vote for the health of our state? Increasing Wisconsin’s excise tax by $1.25 per pack would significantly reduce the number of children who become addicted to tobacco, save over a billion dollars in health care costs, and provide hundreds of millions of dollars per year in additional state revenues.

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