Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Officials Take Important Steps to Prevent Youth Tobacco Use

State and federal health officials have taken several critical steps to prevent youth access to tobacco products – through both education and regulation. From the Tobacco is Changing campaign On Oct. 31, 2017, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services launched a campaign called “Tobacco is Changing,” aimed at informing parents about flavored tobacco products targeted… Read more »

Teen e-cigarette use is on the rise in WI

State trends diverge from nationwide decline Though youth tobacco usage nationwide “dropped dramatically” last year, the use of e-cigarettes among Wisconsin teenagers is on the rise. According to data released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of middle and high school students who currently use tobacco dropped from 4.7 million… Read more »