If you want to buy cigarettes at a gas station or grocery store, you have to ask the clerk to get a pack from behind the counter or inside a locked case.
Some other tobacco products, however, are sold out in the open, next to the candy and the beef jerky.
Health educator Judi Zabel with La Crosse County likes a Wisconsin Senate bill that would restrict the display of those unusual tobacco products, in the same way cigarettes are separated from other items.
Tobacco companies have been criticized for new products aimed at young people, in a variety of flavors and package styles.
If the bill becomes law, a retailer who violates the tobacco display rules could pay fines of up to $500.