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Tobacco prevention and control has been all over the news lately.  Here are some great examples of Wisconsin stories.  For help publishing an article in your area, see the Media Advocacy Toolkit

Wisconsin Rapids native advocates for youth tobacco use prevention - WSAW

National Report: Wisconsin Ranks 32nd in Protecting Kids from Tobacco - PR Newswire (press release)

Editor's Inbox - Tobacco compliance checks: Keeping youth from addiction - Ashland Daily Press

Tobacco companies to begin showing court-mandated anti-smoking ... - River Towns

Retailers pass tobacco checks - Superior Telegram

Lincoln County releases results of 2017 WiWins compliance checks - Merrillfotonews

Tobacco and e-cig companies appealing to teens' sweet tooth - The ... -

Greendale​ ​Junior​ ​Tells​ ​Her​ ​Family​ ​Tobacco​ ​Story -

Wausau, Wisc. Rejects Parks Smoking Ban Proposal -

Ashland School Board covers a variety of topics - Ashland Daily Press

School pressures parents to make kids stop vaping - WKOW

Wisconsin high school cracks down on e-cigs while doctors worry about vaping dangers - WKOW

SIERACKI: Shining light on the dangers of tobacco - Kenosha News

Underage tobacco use on the rise in Wisconsin -

Long-delayed anti-smoking ads hit TV - The Columbian

Five Counties for Tobacco-Free Living host annual breakfast - Fond du Lac Reporter

Greendale Student Earns Spot On State Tobacco Prevention Program -

Portage retailers pass nicotine sale test to minors - WiscNews

Underage tobacco sales growing, Chippewa County health department says - Chippewa Herald

Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay - Beloit Daily News