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[Illinois] Lifetime smokers lose out on $1.5 million, study finds

Illinois smokers lose about $1.5 million in a lifetime. A lifetime of smoking will cost you $1 million to $2 million depending on where you live
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 26, 2015 21:04
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[Illinois] Judge Rejects Lawsuit Targeting Scandal-Linked Supplement

Illinois resident Howard Baldwin, who said he purchased the Anatabloc supplements for $99.99 per bottle, accused the companies and GNC Holdings Inc. of misleading consumers regarding the supplement’s effectiveness against these diseases.
National Law Journal
added Jan 23, 2015 13:00

[Illinois] ARCHIVE: Ethics experts say recusal theory in $10 billion tobacco case is defective

Plaintiffs seeking to remove Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier from review of their $10 billion judgment ... advanced a theory with no stopping point...from groups to which Philip Morris belonged, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and th
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jan 19, 2015 23:27

[Illinois] Philip Morris argues $10.1 billion ‘Price’ case should never have been certified; Byron ‘swept under the rug’ individual issues, lawyer argues

Supreme Court Justices who reversed a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris 10 years ago without resolving most of the issues in it should take up those issues now that the case has returned, Philip Morris argues.
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jan 19, 2015 23:22

[Illinois] ARCHIVE: Tillery partners contribute another half million to anti-retention campaign

Another $550,000 has been added to a campaign focused on ousting Justice Lloyd Karmeier from the Illinois Supreme Court... The advertising alleges that Karmeier voted to reverse judgments against State Farm and Philip Morris after they supported his cam
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jan 17, 2015 21:00

[Illinois] ARCHIVE: Tillery says lack of contribution evidence is good reason to believe PM probably gave to Karmeier

Absence of evidence that cigarette maker Philip Morris bankrolled Lloyd Karmeier’s campaign for the Supreme Court in 2004 should count as proof that it happened, St. Louis lawyer Stephen Tillery argues.
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jan 17, 2015 20:57

RASMUSSEN: Cigarette smuggling is red hot in Illinois, and taxes are to blame

report issued by the Mackinac Center... There’s no logic in making any government’s budget more dependent on an activity that it actively discourages. And unfortunately, the responsibility for the increased spending that is often connected to higher tobac
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jan 17, 2015 20:22

[Illinois] LETTER: Countering the efforts of Big Tobacco

As a pulmonary advanced-practice nurse and as a mother, I believe we must hold tobacco companies accountable for their actions. More important, we have a responsibility to safeguard our younger generation from the deceptions of Big Tobacco.
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 17, 2015 19:34

Cigarette Smugglers Still Love New York and Michigan, but Illinois Closing In

Something should be done about the nation’s rampant smuggling problem. High excise taxes on cigarettes have led to all sorts of unintended consequences... Our smuggling study — conducted this year in concert with the Washington, D.C.,-based Tax Foundatio
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 16, 2015 12:28

[Illinois] Status quo for sampling e-cigarettes in Crystal Lake

The amendment to the city’s unified development ordinance would clarify that e-cigarette users can vape and sample products at e-cigarette stores, something they can already do since it’s never been prohibited.
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
added Jan 12, 2015 13:46
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