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[Illinois] Buffalo Grove Park District Bans E-Cigarettes

The first offense after a warning is $25, not less than $25-$50 for a second offense, $50-$75 for a third offense, $75-$100 for a fourth offense and $100 each time after that. “No fine has ever been assessed for a smoking violation,” Buffalo Grove Park D
Journal & Topics Newspapers ( Des Plaines, IL)
added Apr 30, 2016 21:26
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[Illinois] Clearing the air: Park district bans e-cigs at facilities

E-cigarette users won't be able to partake inside Decatur Park District facilities, the park board decided Wednesday. The ban on e-cigarettes, also called e-cigs or vapes, applies to areas that already did not allow cigarette smoking, such as the golf c
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added Apr 22, 2016 12:43
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In Illinois, tossing a few cigarette butts on the ground could send you to

This amendment to Illinois's Litter Control Act is so stringent that a third-strike offender could become a felon...Curtis says he has put together model legislation that would have tobacco companies take financial responsibility for "the life-cycle of t
Christian Science Monitor
added Apr 20, 2016 19:08
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[Illinois] DURBIN: No place in baseball for smokeless tobacco

Just as youth players wear their socks and sweatbands like the pros, or mimic the swing or windup of their favorite star, they are watching as baseball players slip a wad of tobacco in their cheek or under their lip. That sends a visual message, leading
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 20, 2016 16:09
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[Illinois] VIDEO: E-Cigarette May Have Sparked Car Fire at Suburban Walmart: Fire Officials

An e-cigarette may have sparked a fire in a suburban Walmart parking lot that caused a car to burst into flames. The fire sparked Saturday afternoon in the parking lot of a Walmart on Route 34 in Oswego, with witnesses reporting explosions, tires popping
NBC Chicago
added Apr 20, 2016 15:01
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[Illinois] After Two Years, Senators Call For Finalization Of Long Overdue Tobacco Regulations

The proposed rule has languished at OMB – the last phase of approval for federal rulemaking – for more than twice the standard review period. Today, the Senators warned: “Such a long review period may inadvertently serve the interests of big tobacco comp
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 19, 2016 21:39
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[Florida, Illinois, Missouri] Instant Analysis: Altria Group Inc. Wins Another Big "Lights" Lawsuit

a Missouri jury sided with the tobacco company's defense that it didn't violate state laws over how it marketed its Marlboro Lights brand of cigarettes. The plaintiffs sought damages of $1.8 billion from the cigarette maker.
Motley Fool
added Apr 19, 2016 13:44
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PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois / REPLY BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

UNDER THIS COURT'S PRECE­DENTS, DUE PROCESS REQUIRED JUSTICE KARMEIER'S RECUSAL / AT A MINIMUM, THIS COURT SHOULD HOLD THE PETITION FOR WILLIAMS V PENNSYLVANIA
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 12, 2016 15:05
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PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois / Brief for Respondent in Opposition (PDF)

There is not a shred of evidence that PM USA or any of its affiliates contributed directly to Justice Karmeier's campaigns or used other organizations to contribute indirectly. Petitioners note that a PM USA affiliate was one of tens of thousands of don
Reuters
added Apr 12, 2016 14:59
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PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois (PDF)

Justice Lloyd Karmeier of the Supreme Court of Illinois declined to recuse himself from Philip Morris's appeal of a decision to reinstate a $10.1 billion judgment in favor of petitioners and against respondent Philip Morris. Justice Karmeier won a close
Reuters
added Apr 12, 2016 14:57
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