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[Illinois] Smoking ban vexes Decatur public housing residents

Residents who live at Decatur Housing Authority properties will soon be barred from smoking there as part of a nationwide smoking ban for federally subsidized public housing, and local officials are bracing for blowback. While the ban will take effect n
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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[Illinois] LETTER: Bogus studies show lawsuit abuse

. A well-funded front group for tobacco, big oil, insurance, and pharmaceutical companies is behind an annual campaign aimed at sowing confusion and demonizing our civil justice system. “Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week” should be seen for what it really is:
Mount Vernon (IL) Register-News
added Oct 18, 2017 02:59
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[Illinois] Tobacco sales could soon go up in smoke in northwest suburban Elk

The plan under consideration by the Village Board of Trustees to ban those sales is stirring up a lot of discussion. Not a single city in the county has dared to take on the discussion about highly taxed and vilified tobacco products which could be cut f
WLS-TV ABC7 (Chicago, IL)
added Oct 13, 2017 13:53
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[France, Illinois] Magistrate Judge Orders Rolling Paper Documents To Be Turned Over For Discovery

ordered a tobacco company to produce documents regarding the design of its rolling papers that are in the possession of one of its French subsidiaries in a trademark infringement countersuit after finding that French law does not entirely preempt the comp
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 30, 2017 23:40
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[France, Illinois] Republic Tobacco Can't Shield French Unit’s Docs In TM Row ($$)

Republic Tobacco LP must produce documents held by a subsidiary in France because it wholly owns the subsidiary and the material has been deemed relevant to its trademark and trade dress dispute, an Illinois federal magistrate judge determined Wednesday.
Law360
added Sep 30, 2017 01:38
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[Illinois] Retailers suffer, but officials say raising tobacco age decreases smoking

He said he’s had to adjust his marketing to appeal to an older crowd after Chicago hiked the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 last year. Rector, general manager at All in One Smoke Shop in Edgewater, said he consistently turns away 18- t
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 28, 2017 15:56
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Lake County to become 1st in Illinois to raise minimum tobacco age to 21

The ordinance, which impacts only unincorporated areas, passed the Lake County Board on Tuesday with board members Tom Weber and Michael Danforth the only no votes.
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 14, 2017 16:43
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[Illinois] Student Government Seeks Campus-Wide Smoking Ban

Student Government of Loyola Chicago (SGLC) is working on legislation that would ban cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco from Loyola’s campuses. Electronic cigarettes would not be included in the ban.
The Loyola PHOENIX (Loyola University Chicago)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:20
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[Illinois] Clear Lake considers smoking ban at parks, beaches

Many Clear Lake residents support the ban because of health issues related to secondhand smoke and the litter smokers leave behind, the Globe Gazette reported . Resident Aimee Medellin, 22, said she's especially concerned about children being exposed to
Belleville (IL) News-Democrat
added Sep 3, 2017 20:39
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[Illinois, Missouri] Metro will become smoke-free on September 5

Beginning on September 5, smoking of any kind, including e-cigarettes, will be banned at all Metro transit center locations in Missouri and Illinois. In addition to MetroBus and MetroLink trains, the ban will apply to all MetroLink stations and platform
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:33
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