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Tyler Maki, a Northwestern High School senior, gives a presentation on the Wisconsin "Manipulicious" campaign at the National Tobacco Smokeless Summit in Montana in August. (Submitted photo)

Poplar teen fights with FACT

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For three years, Tyler Maki has been fighting big tobacco. The Northwestern High School senior doesn't have a large budget or a host of corporate lawyers. What he does have is determination.


"A lot of my family smokes and they're dying from it," said Maki. He decided to join the state's youth-driven Fighting Against Corporate Tobacco group, thinking it might prompt family members to stop smoking.

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