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[Illinois] SMITH: Viewpoint: Limit tobacco age hike to sales only

it is not unreasonable to ask merchants who benefit from a city-issued license to sell tobacco to enforce the higher sales age. But raising the age for possession is unlikely to be effective and creates a risk of capricious enforcement that -- if it occu
Evanston (IL) Now
added Oct 14, 2014 13:24
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[Illinois] Aldermen hike tobacco sales age to 21

Evanston aldermen Monday unanimously backed an ordinance that would raise the age for sale and purchase of tobacco products from 18 to 21. But they stripped a provision from the ordinance that would have also made it illegal for young adults to possess c
Evanston (IL) Now
added Oct 14, 2014 13:23

[Illinois] Emanuel administration smokes out illegal cigarette sales

Now, a 60-day “Check the Stamps” campaign fueled by tipsters offered cash rewards has resulted in an avalanche of tickets: 620 citations to 165 businesses. They face fines ranging from $518,875 to $1.7 million, according to City Hall, after being accuse
Chicago Sun-Times
added Oct 9, 2014 12:46

Illinois Service Station Group Sues Chicago to Overturn Flavor Ban

The Independents Gas & Service Stations Associations Inc. has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Chicago seeking to overturn the city's ordinance that bans the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, within 500 feet o
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 8, 2014 13:34

[Illinois] NIXON: I don't want to smell your cigarette smoke

Smokers, please consider your neighbors, not to mention your family members as I'm sure they are receiving the brunt of it. Please consider the damage you're causing to innocent people who are partaking in your smoking against their will.
ChicagoNow (blogs)
added Oct 7, 2014 16:41

[Illinois] I-LAW promoting ‘good judges matter’ during ‘lawsuit abuse awareness week’

The Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch (I-LAW) organization will be at courthouses in Edwardsville and Belleville today to promote “Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week.” Travis Akin, director of I-LAW, said the group will be encouraging voters to become informed abo
Madison County (IL) Record
added Oct 6, 2014 20:22

[Illinois] LETTER: ‘Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week’ based on debunked claims and bogus studies

What’s truly behind I-LAW’s repeated protestations? I-LAW’s backers value profits over protecting people from serious injury or death; when such injury or death results from their own negligence or wrongdoing, they would prefer to avoid accountability a
Madison County (IL) Record
added Oct 6, 2014 20:20

[Illinois] I-Gas Challenging Chicago's Flavored Cigarette Ordinance

Chicago's ordinance banning sales of flavored cigarettes, including menthol, within 500 feet of a school will force gas stations to close throughout the city, a trade association claimed in court. Independents Gas & Service Stations Associations (I-Gas) s
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 6, 2014 16:59

[Illinois] Ill. High Court To Review $10B Philip Morris Cigarette Verdict ($$)

George A. Zelcs of Korein Tillery, an attorney for the plaintiffs, told Law360 on Wednesday that the plaintiffs “feel very confident that the trial record below will be sustained on appeal” and that they “look forward to rearguing the case when the heari
added Oct 1, 2014 05:46

Illinois Supreme Court Grants Review of the Price Case

“The Illinois Supreme Court has already once ordered judgment to be entered in PM USA’s favor. We believe that there are compelling reasons why the Illinois Supreme Court should do so again and reverse the intermediate court’s unprecedented ruling. We lo
Altria Group, Inc.
added Sep 28, 2014 06:41
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