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Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2015-2020

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The WI CCC Plan provides a common vision for health system leaders, advocates, policy makers, and researchers working to reduce the burden of cancer in Wisconsin. Choose a Priority below to view strategies, action steps, and resources to help support your work.

Priority 1: Decrease tobacco use and exposure to tobacco

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Click on one of the strategies below to find action steps for the selected strategy that you can use to implement the WI CCC Plan 2015-2020.

Strategies

Action Steps

  • Support the implementation of a diverse statewide youth activism program and media campaign.
  • Increase merchant compliance with the youth tobacco access law.
  • Educate the public (parents, teachers, students, local leaders) on the dangers of cigarettes, other tobacco products, and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).
  • Increase the cigarette tax.
  • Support tax equity among all tobacco products.
  • Increase policies to restrict youth access and use of cigarettes, other tobacco products and ENDS.
  • Fully fund a WI comprehensive tobacco prevention and control program consistent with CDC funding recommendations.

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Action Steps

  • Promote and support evidence based cessation resources, especially among disparate populations.
  • Encourage health care provider support for evidence-based cessation resources for patients.
  • Support and protect comprehensive, evidence-based cessation insurance benefits among private and public plans.
  • Educate consumers about available smoking cessation benefits through private and public insurance plans.

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  • Expand clean air laws and policies to ENDS.
  • Expand clean air laws to include outdoor spaces.
  • Support smoke-free multi-unit housing initiatives and policies.
  • Support Native American community efforts for smoke-free policies.

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