Monday, August 3, 2009

Great column in Madison Magazine about program funding

A recent editorial in Madison Magazine rightly chides Wisconsin lawmakers for cutting funding to the Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention and Control Program while raising the cigarette tax.

Here is an excerpt:
We have a statewide smoking ban and our cigarette tax is now $2.52 per pack. But we need the third leg of that stool. It only makes sense—it’s just too bad our lawmakers don’t seem to have any when it comes to this life and death issue.

Read the full piece here.

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