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[Illinois] Chicago Sets Example for the Nation by Reducing High School Smoking to Record Low

Chicago has succeeded by aggressively implementing proven strategies to reduce tobacco use, including the highest combined state-local cigarette tax in the nation at $6.16 per pack, a comprehensive smoke-free air law that recently was extended to electro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 16, 2014 22:34
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Teen smoking sees dramatic drop in Chicago

Chicago's numbers released Tuesday were stunning: While one in four Chicago Public School students smoked cigarettes in 2001, in 2013, only one in ten smoked. "Our youth smoked at a lower rate than the Illinois numbers and a lower rate than the national
WLS-TV ABC7 (Chicago, IL)
added Apr 16, 2014 10:53
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Teen Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low In Chicago

WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports that figure is a significant decline from 2001, when nearly a quarter of Chicago teens said they smoked. “We’ve seen declines in boys’ smoking grade, and girls’ smoking grade, and black kids’ smokin
CBS 2 Chicago
added Apr 16, 2014 10:51
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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel Announces Record Drop in Chicago Youth Smoking Rates

smoking among Chicago high school students has decreased by more than 20 percent since 2011 ... Emanuel has a long history of working to address smoking and the associated health risks, having worked on these critical issues as a U.S. Congressman and as C
City of Chicago
added Apr 16, 2014 10:49
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[Illinois] Smoking rate among Chicago students drops

Smoking among Chicago high school students has dropped to its lowest rate in more than a decade, according to a new study released by the city's health department.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 16, 2014 10:47
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[Illinois] Chicago announces drop in youth smoking rates

fewer Chicago high school students are smoking than ever before. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office released the city's data on Tuesday, ahead of a national report expected in June from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 16, 2014 09:50
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[Illinois] Survey proposes a smoke–free campus

It is finally happening. Western Illinois University has created a survey with the aim to make our campus tobacco free. More than a thousand college campuses in the U.S. have become smoke free. Somebody is finally doing something right.
Western Courier (Western Illinois U., Macomb, IL)
added Apr 11, 2014 15:29
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[Illinois] Downers Grove high schools may change policy for e-cigarettes

Community High School District 99 does not explicitly ban e-cigarettes, according to spokeswoman Jill Browning. The current policy bans students from using, selling, distributing or possessing tobacco, alcohol, illegal drugs, steroids and several other s
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 8, 2014 22:52
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[Illinois] D203 may ban e-cigarettes

Naperville Unit District 203 may update its student discipline policies to ban e-cigarettes. The proposal came up during an annual policy review by parents and staff. "As things change and as new inventions come along and as we start to see them creepi
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 8, 2014 22:49
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[Illinois] Arlington Heights bans e-cigarettes for minors

At Monday night's board meeting, the village approved a change to its laws on the sale of tobacco products to minors. The phrase "alternative nicotine products" has been added to address the rise of e-cigarettes, officials said.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 8, 2014 22:06
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