Great Strides in reducing underage tobacco sales in Wisconsin and Monroe County
June 12, 2019
Each year, the Federal Synar Report details the trends in underage tobacco sales and the compliance of tobacco retailers across the United States. According to the most recent report from 2018, tobacco sales to minors in Wisconsin fell from 7.1% in 2017 to 5.8% in 2018. Monroe County also saw a decrease during this time as 2.7 percent of retailers sold tobacco to minors in 2018—down from 7.9 percent in 2017.
“We have seen great strides for reducing the number of minors that are being sol...