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[Illinois] With 'vaping' on the rise, debate centers on its effects

Bacci said she is skeptical that vaping helps adults get away from addiction, and she has concerns that it may end up leading to dual use and increased nicotine intake...Tom Merritt of Gurnee, a customer at Vape Scene, said he quit smoking cigarettes by t
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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[Illinois] Report: Candy-Flavored Tobacco Hooks New Generation of Kids

But now, Congress is considering two bills that would weaken the FDA’s authority. One bill would limit FDA oversight of e-cigarettes and cigars and make it more difficult for the FDA to remove flavored products from the market. Another bill would exempt
WTTW (Chicago, IL)
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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[Illinois] Bourbonnais parks going smoke free

For park-goers, the decision to quit just got a little easier. The Bourbonnais Township Park District has announced a new ban on smoking and tobacco products on all its properties, including Diamond Point, Perry Farm and Whispering Willows.
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 17:12
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[Illinois] Western continues to snuff out smoking

Nearly two years later, according to William Digger Oster, Chairman of Western’s smoke-free task force, the effects have reduced the amount of smokers on campus property. “What I can say just from my observation from being on campus is that I do certainly
Western Courier (Western Illinois U., Macomb, IL)
added Mar 24, 2017 12:19
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[Illinois] Condo owners have lots of thoughts on smoking issue

Lots of readers wrote in with suggestions for those condo owners whose balcony and apartment interior were spoiled by cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbors. Some suggested legal measures.
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Mar 11, 2017 23:48
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[Illinois] Simpson: Where smoke still gets in your eyes

"Sounds awful," my daughter said when I told her about the smoky bar down the road. She's a creature of her era, a blooming health care professional just like her mom, and wasn't around when bars smelled like, well, bars. Newsrooms smelled like smoke wh
Pekin (IL) Times
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24
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[Illinois] North Chicago officials debate raising e-cigarette usage age to 21 E-cigarette

North Chicago Ald. Kathy January, 7th, said she believes if someone is old enough to join the Navy, they should be old enough to smoke an e-cigarette. "We are a unique city in that we are a military city," she said. Although she said she personally abh
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 2, 2017 18:31
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[Illinois] University act doesn’t ash out smoking

While smoking still persists around campus, Guerra said the situation has improved since the act was put into place. “I see so much less of that, and I think that overall the campus is a much healthier place with this policy,” Guerra said. emmacp2@dailyi
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:01
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Illinois Judge Grants Partial Summary Judgment To Stores In Tobacco Tax Suit ($$)

found that a new tax Chicago imposed on tobacco products other than cigarettes violates an Illinois state law and granted partial summary judgment to a group of tobacco stores who sued the city (Iwan Ries & Co., et al. v. City of Chicago, et al., No. 2016
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2017 02:00
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[Illinois] REED: At the corner of happy and healthy, Walgreens still sells cigarettes. It's time to kick the habit.

Walgreens is fooling itself if it thinks selling coffin nails and the like from behind the checkout counter is in the public interest. Moreover, hawking tobacco isn't even good business anymore, because it corrosively undermines Walgreens' avowed global
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 3, 2017 01:45
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