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[Illinois, Indiana] Attorneys General Zoeller, Madigan Team Up to End Youth Smoking

Zoeller and Madigan joined health experts and teen advocates today at the Illinois Poison Center in Chicago to bring awareness to this issue. “For decades, we have been fighting tobacco use – especially among young people – in order to reduce addictio
Illinois Attorney General
added Aug 25, 2014 17:24
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VIDEO: Illinois, Indiana Attorney Generals Team Up For Teen Anti-Smoking

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan have teamed to support Legacy’s national youth smoking prevention campaign, Truth.
CBS 2 Chicago
added Aug 25, 2014 17:16
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Illinois may soon ban smoking in beer gardens, outdoor seating areas

ew rules proposed by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Puffing would be explicitly banned in beer gardens, patios and other outdoor seating areas in the next six to nine months if the new regulations are adopted, according to a description of the
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Aug 23, 2014 11:42
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[Illinois] Emanuel urged to ban smoking in city parks, apply cigarette tax to other tobacco products

“Chicago’s beaches and playlots are smoke-free, but the parks themselves are not,” Joel Africk, president and CEO of the Respiratory Health Association, told a City Hall news conference called to kick off Smoking Cessation Awareness Week. “New York City
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 21, 2014 13:25
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[Illinois] Governor signs law banning tobacco on campuses

Governor Pat Quinn on Sunday morning signed legislation to prohibit smoking on the campuses of all state-supported colleges and universities. The smoking ban takes effect July 1, 2015 and applies to both indoor and outdoor spaces on campuses. The Governo
La Salle (IL) News-Tribune
added Aug 17, 2014 12:13
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: What is the FDA smoking?

given the known costs -- lung cancer, other cancers, heart disease, stroke, emphysema, COPD, reduced fertility, higher infant mortality -- we suggest a different name for this whole exercise. Let's call it the misery avoided index.
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 17, 2014 07:14
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[Illinois] Cops: Neighbor shoots man with BB gun for smoking

The victim told police he went out on his balcony to smoke a cigarette when he heard a shout of “Hey! Hey! Put that cigarette out now!” coming from a balcony three stories above. The victim looked up and saw a man crouching and aiming what he though was
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 12, 2014 12:33
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[Illinois] Sheriff: No e-cigarettes for Sangamon County Jail inmates

Despite the practice gaining traction in some Illinois county jails, Sangamon County Sheriff Neil Williamson said allowing inmates to purchase and use electronic cigarettes in his jail is not something he’s presently interested in.
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Aug 5, 2014 16:47
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[Illinois] Cancer danger erodes baseball's on-field chewing tobacco tradition

That's exactly why Springfield's U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, the Senate's No. 2 Democrat, has been so diligent in his efforts to have Major League Baseball do a better job of policing the use of smokeless tobacco among its players.
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Aug 3, 2014 13:55
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[Illinois] Local Manufacturers Market Electronic Cigarettes to Jails

Create a cigarette substitute for prisoners. That was the goal for the founders of NeUll's more than a year ago, and in the middle of June this year, they launched their jail-safe electronic cigarette. "It's clear. You see all of the components here on t
WMBD WYZZ TV (Peoria, IL)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:48
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