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US raises tobacco age to 21

The age to buy tobacco products raised from 18 to 21.

It is now illegal to sell tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and vaping devices, to anyone under the age of 21, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Janesville police arrest man found walking on roof

Man found with stolen smoking materials

Janesville police said a 19-year-old man faces burglary charges following a lengthy foot chase that started when residents said they saw him on top of the roof of a residence.

Dells mayor pushes for smoking ban downtown

Restrictions will start in city parks, trails, paths

In an attempt to make his city more family-friendly, the mayor of Wisconsin Dells is pushing for a ban on smoking, specifically in the downtown area.

Smoking PSA features Wis. mom

Eau Claire mom is one of several former smokers in new CDC ads

A powerful public service announcement about the dangers of smoking while pregnant is hitting the airwaves, and a Wisconsin mom is featured.

Walker's smoking surcharge faces opposition

Groups line up against proposal

Anti-smoking advocates say a $50-a-month health insurance surcharge for state workers who smoke is the wrong approach to getting smokers to quit.