Smokers with health insurance now get less help from Wisconsin's Tobacco Quit Line
Smokers with health insurance will get less help from Wisconsin's Tobacco Quit Line starting today.
And that's just one of the reductions being made in the state's stop-smoking programs.
Their funding was cut 55 percent for the next two years, even though the state cigarette tax went up by another 75 cents a pack last month.
The anti-smoking efforts will get almost $7 million instead of $15 million, to help cover the state's overall budget deficit.