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Effect of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act on casino admissions and revenue

Results The Smoke-free Illinois Act was found not to be a statistically significant determinant of per-capita casino admissions and of real per-capita gross adjusted receipts in all the models we estimated. Conclusions The estimates from this study clea
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2018 01:39
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[Illinois] Chicago, Find Your ZYN® At Lincoln Park Pop-Up At 840 W. Armitage Ave.

After finding overwhelming success in the western part of the US, Swedish Match's ZYN® nicotine pouches have come to Chicago with a new pop-up store in Lincoln Park dedicated to showcasing the future of nicotine. ZYN provides a smoke-free, spit-free and t
PR Newswire
added Jan 19, 2018 09:06
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak wants to delay trial while Supreme Court reviews law used to charge him

A 19-page federal indictment against Vrdolyak outlines his role in a scheme to pocket millions of dollars from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak was promised $65 million from
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jan 10, 2018 01:12
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[Illinois] Why the legal age to buy tobacco isn't going up to 21 everywhere

Six Cook County communities have adopted so-called "Tobacco 21" ordinances as well. But in DuPage County, only one community has approved such an ordinance. None have done so in Kane or McHenry counties or anywhere else in the state. Some officials cre
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Dec 27, 2017 15:26
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[Illinois] Schaumburg Park District banning smoking at outdoor facilities

Tribute Park at Volkening Lake Recreation Area is among the Schaumburg Park District's outdoor facilities where smoking will be banned beginning Jan. 1. "We hope the smoke-free measure will set a positive example and show the public we care about their s
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Dec 22, 2017 20:48
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[Illinois] Raoul rivals call for him to return $100K in tobacco money

Rivals of Democratic attorney general hopeful Kwame Raoul are ripping his decision to accept $100,000 in donations from companies controlled by a tobacco mogul, after the tobacco firms repeatedly clashed with the attorney general's office over payments u
Crain's Chicago Business
added Dec 22, 2017 01:38
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Tobacco mogul stokes Raoul's bid for Illinois AG

Sen. Kwame Raoul of Chicago...has received 10 contributions of $10,000 each from companies operated by Don Levin. Levin's Top Tobacco is one of the parties to the national pact that Madigan enforces and oversees here in Illinois. Madigan's office confirm
Crain's Chicago Business
added Dec 22, 2017 01:33
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[Illinois] John Roska: No right to smoke-free environment when renting

A: The news is not good for nonsmokers. In general, there's no right to a smoke-free environment in rental housing. That's changing in public housing, where Uncle Sam is the landlord. HUD has been encouraging smoke-free housing for years, and will requi
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Dec 4, 2017 14:52
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[Illinois] New E-cig popular among teens

It looks and feels just like a USB flash drive, but more and more students are using it to get high. It's called the "JUUL",and some convenience store clerks say they can hardly keep the devices in stock. Public health officials say this device is so po
WCIA (Champaign, IL)
added Nov 30, 2017 06:31
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[Illinois] Barrington police: Numerous teens face charges for underage e-cigarette, tobacco possession

The following items were taken from Barrington, South Barrington and Barrington Hills police reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 17, 2017 21:38
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