Gov. Evers calls for legislative action to curb youth vaping

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced Sunday he wants state lawmakers to pass a package of bills aimed at curbing youth vaping and educating the public about vaping's potential dangers.

The Democratic governor is requesting bill that would ban vaping and vapor products on K-12 campuses and expand the definition of public health emergencies.

Another bill would fund a public health campaign to address youth vaping.

The governor's office outlined his proposals in a press release Sunday.

The governor's office said vaping products pose serious health risks to young users because the nicotine contained in e-cigarettes can harm parts of the brain that control attention and learning.

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