DHS Seeks Public Input on Use of JUUL Settlement Funds 

DHS Seeks Public Input on Use of JUUL Settlement Funds  The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) will hold three listening sessions and offer an online survey to gather ideas from the public and partners about how to use nearly $15 million over the next five to nine years to reverse the harm caused by electronic nicotine delivery devices, also known as e-cigarettes or vapes. The funds are from a multi-state settlement reached with JUUL Labs, a leading manufacturer of vaping devices.   “Wisconsin has made great strides in keeping kids from…

Elizabeth.Goodsitt

June 27, 2023

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