Monday, November 12, 2007

Self-extinguishing cigs proposal introduced

Today Sen. Robson introduced a bill that would require cigarettes sold in Wisconsin to be self-extinguishing if left unattended. 22 states already have similar legislation, including Minnesota and Illinois. Wispolitics noted that Wisconsin fire chiefs joined Sen. Robson as she made the announcement today (cigarettes are the leading cause of fatal fires in WI).


Anonymous said...

That's all well and good, but what about smokefree workplaces? What is smokefree WI doing about that?

Darcie said...

The first thing Wisconsin citizens can do, who support smoke-free workplaces, is to contact your legislators and tell them to support Senate Bill 150 with no exceptions! To find your legislators, visit and fill in your address. Let them know why YOU want all workplaces, including restaurants and bars, to become smoke-free across Wisconsin. To get more involved, contact Liz or Darcie at (608) 268-2620. Take action!