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Tell Your Senator: "No Tax Breaks for Little Cigars"

Little cigars are not a little matter. Little cigars do as much damage as cigarettes and look just like them, yet Wisconsin doesn't tax them at the same rate as cigarettes. Little cigars are cheaper than cigarettes and designed to attract kids.

Latest Updates

June 2, 2017
Wisconsin

Wisconsin volunteer, Kathi Hansen, writes a letter to the Green Bay Press Gazette about critical policy supporting health care and cancer research.

May 12, 2017
Wisconsin

Read the memo here. As the Joint Finance Committee finalizes Wisconsin’s biennial budget, twenty-five organizations urge the committee to preserve the provision in the Assembly GOP tax and transportation package that closes a loophole in current law which allows cigarette-like little cigars to be taxed less than cigarettes.

May 3, 2017
Wisconsin

ACS CAN volunteers David and Kari Reilly shared with us a letter they submitted to the Janesville Gazette newspaper, describing the importance of reliable health insurance for their family. It reads: "Insurance coverage and patient protections are crucial to our family. David was diagnosed with and treated for cancer 20

March 16, 2017
Wisconsin

ACS CAN Wisconsin advocate, Kay Lock, said it so well in her recent letter to the editor, “I am the parent of a cancer survivor, and my plate is pretty full. I worry about reoccurrence. I worry about his future. I worry about what’s to come for all my children.

State Contacts

Greta Johnson
Grassroots Manager
Sara Sahli
Wisconsin Government Relations Director
Jennifer Amundson
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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