It's been a year since the statewide smoking ban took effect, and despite a backlash from some, Gov. Scott Walker said the ban is working and it's here to stay.
There's no doubt some will continue smoking, but the ban is making many cut down on cigarettes.
The pack a day habit started 40 years ago for George Smid, who said the ban is getting him to reconsider.
"I would say the ban has cut down on my amount of smoking," said Smid. "You smoke a lot less when you have to go outside than when you're sitting in a bar stool lighting up one after another."
"We're not smoking like we used to," said Shelley Golackson, another smoker. "We're standing outside in the cold in the winter, and it does change your habits because you aren't smoking as much as you did, so it's a good thing for me."
The University of Wisconsin Center For Tobacco Research and Intervention said calls to its quit line rose sharply around the time of the ban.