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[Illinois] No more smoking on Elgin Community College campus

a new rule went into effect banning smoking even in Elgin Community College's outdoor areas. Smoking now will be allowed only by people inside cars parked in Parking Lots A, H and J who have their doors and sunroofs closed and their windows rolled up, or
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 1, 2015 11:19

[Illinois] Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund Endorses Rahm Emanuel for Re-Election as Chicago / Mayor Emanuel has been a "real trailblazer" in fighting tobacco

In recognition of his strong leadership in fighting tobacco use and reducing Chicago's youth smoking rate to record lows, the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund is proud to endorse Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for re-election to a second term. The election is sc
PR Newswire
added Mar 30, 2015 21:13

[California, Illinois] How Big Vaping is misinforming the public about e-cigarettes

Backed by three vaping-advocacy groups, Not Blowing Smoke borrows font, design elements, and imagery from the state's website... The vaping camp also launched a Twitter account that uses the state campaign's name — Still Blowing Smoke — but with this tagl
Vox Media
added Mar 28, 2015 12:55

Illinois bill proposes fines for drivers who smoke with kids in the car

Illinois Sen. Ira Silverstein has sponsored Senate Bill 0729, which would allow police to ticket drivers, with fines up to $100, for smoking while a minor is in the car. Adams County Health Department Health Educator Chaundra Bishop says any bill that
WGEM-TV (Quincy, IL)
added Mar 26, 2015 23:54

[Illinois] Senators Urge HHS To Strengthen, Finalize Tobacco Deeming Regulations To Protect Children Against Harmful E-Cigarettes

The Senators pressed Secretary Burwell to quickly finalize the rule, as further delay enables e-cigarette companies to continue their aggressive marketing techniques focused on attracting children as well as sell their products to minors.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Mar 24, 2015 11:18

[Illinois] IL lawmaker wants to ban e-cigs indoors

The bill's sponsor, Representative Kathleen Willis, said she feels the vapor from e-cigarettes is just as dangerous as secondhand smoke. Some agree. "There are also kids in restaurants and I wouldn't want a young kid to breath secondhand smoke. I thin
KFVS Channel 12 (Cape Girardeau, MO)
added Mar 23, 2015 20:32

[Illinois] GHRIST: My View: Neighbor's smoking is ruining my life

The condo association has not been helpful. These people would be screaming the loudest if someone on the other side of their cardboard wall were blowing smoke into their unit and ruining their stuff and health. I have invited the county Health Departmen
Rockford (IL) Register-Star
added Mar 21, 2015 19:35

[Illinois] LETTER: Dey misses point on smoking suit

News-Gazette columnist Jim Dey misses the point of the class-action lawsuit consumers brought against Philip Morris over fraudulent claims regarding the health effects of so-called "light" cigarettes ...Deceptive advertising practices are illegal, period
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Mar 18, 2015 16:42

[Illinois] Teens favor e-cigarettes, vape pens over traditional cigarettes

Some view e-cigarettes as the lesser of two evils — the healthier alternative. But if teens are using them mostly as a gateway, are e-cigarettes harming more than helping? Should they even be smoking them at all? Tim Hinton, an 18-year-old senior at Tay
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Mar 14, 2015 16:14

[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25
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