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American Cancer Society Wants Wisconsin Smoking Ban

Publication Date: 8/15/2006
  • Publication:Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3

The American Cancer Society said its latest poll shows "overwhelming support" for a statewide smoking ban in Wisconsin.

A survey of 500 Wisconsin voters showed more than two-thirds favoring the ban.

"We really are hoping that this will help show lawmakers that we don't want them to roll back any of the existing ordinances or to pass a weak state law that takes Wisconsin backwards when the rest of the country is going forwards," said Alison Prange of the ACS.