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[Illinois] Sheriff introduces e-cigs at jail

Knox County Sheriff is going to start selling specially designed electronic cigarettes to inmates in the county jail. Sheriff David Clague told a Knox County Board committee Monday night he found a vendor, Newman & Ullman in Pekin, that distributes “Neull
Galesburg (IL) Register-Mail
added Jul 19, 2014 13:42
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[Illinois] Durbin: Pentagon Must Act to Reduce Risks of Tobacco Related Illness Among Servicemembers

called on Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to implement a measure included in the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Appropriations Bill that eliminates the military’s price discount for tobacco products. Almost one-quarter of U.S. servicemembers smoke, and more th
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:11

[Illinois] Businesses and public self-police smoking in Rockford

The quest for the local employer of 3,000 people to eradicate smoking on its campuses may not be as difficult as you might think. For various reasons — health, health care-related costs and a heavily taxed tobacco product — there is a nationwide push by
Rockford (IL) Register-Star
added Jul 13, 2014 12:17

[Illinois] Chicago's ban on indoor e-cigarettes begins today

Now people who smoke e-cigarettes will have to take it outside with all other smokers. The new rule also mandates that retailers must sell all e-cigarette products from behind a counter to make it more difficult for minors to purchase them. Mayor Rahm Em (National)
added Jul 10, 2014 22:19


peddling a candy-flavored nicotine addiction to our kids in the form of e-cigarettes. The FDA failed once more in its mission to protect our children from this insidious product by further extending the comment period for the proposed regulation and delay
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Jun 25, 2014 10:04

[Illinois] Student leaders hope to change smoke-free campus law for SIUE

By next summer, all of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will be a non-smoking zone - but some students are hoping to prevent that, and they question whether people will even comply.. Student body president Nasir Almasri doesn't smoke. But the C
Belleville (IL) News-Democrat
added Jun 22, 2014 20:50

[Illinois] Arlington Heights adds e-cigs to smoking ban

The village board on Monday voted to include e-cigarettes to its Clean Indoor Air Ordinance, which prohibits smoking in public spaces and within 15 feet of a door.
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 21, 2014 14:46

[Illinois] Tunney seeks restrictions on shop owners' tobacco sales

Chicago tobacco sellers with past convictions for selling drug paraphernalia could lose their tobacco retailer licenses under a plan being pushed by a Lakeview alderman who hopes to thin out a dense collection of "head shops" he said are drawing the ire
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 20, 2014 16:13

[Illinois] Chicago Tobacco Flavoring Restriction to Take Effect

A Chicago ordinance banning the sale of flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of a school goes into effect on July 15, 2014, the Cigar Association of America (CAA) reported. The ordinance was introduced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Nov. 26, 2013 and was
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 17, 2014 15:10

[Illinois] Chicago announces cash rewards for reports of illegal tobacco sales

A new city program, to be launched today by the mayor and the Chicago Department of Public Health, offers $100 cash rewards to people who alert inspectors to illicit tobacco sales. The effort targets untaxed cigarettes, tobacco sold to minors and cigare
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 17, 2014 07:49
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