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[Illinois] Coroner: Smoking with home oxygen machines led to deaths

Two area residents have died of burns since Sept. 5 as a probable result of smoking near home medical oxygen machines. Kimmerling said Gerald Peterlin, 75, of El Paso died at 7:55 p.m. Sept. 5 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal after being inj
Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph
added Sep 18, 2014 17:39
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[Illinois] McLean County Coroner Has a Warning for Some Smokers

Two people have died in the last 10 days after smoking while wearing oxygen tubing. Coroner Beth Kimmerling says a man had lit a cigarette and created a fire that was contained to his face. The same thing happen
added Sep 17, 2014 17:32
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[Illinois] St. Charles leaders urge tighter rules on e-cigs, massage parlors

There are 31 licensed tobacco retailers in the city, Keegan said. That total doesn't necessarily encompass businesses selling e-cigarettes, which is a growing retail industry. Keegan said city officials should consider a ban on e-cigarettes in public pla
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Sep 16, 2014 15:47

[Illinois] Beer gardens face a smoke-free ban

Illinois Department of Health says tighter regulations on outdoor smoking areas would make restaurants and bars healthier. This campaign to stop smoking in all enclosed areas such as beer gardens, started when Kouri’s Pub in Peoria was cited for lettin
The Daily Vidette (ISU, Illinois State University)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:38
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[Illinois] Chicago Park District Board expands smoking ban to parks, harbors

unanimously voted Wednesday to ban smoking from Chicago’s parks and harbors. ... The resolution includes any “lighted or vaporized substance in any manner or form,” including cigars, cigarettes, pipes, e-cigarettes and marijuana.
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 13, 2014 21:09

[Illinois] POLLOCK: Even the Cops at Riot Fest Think the Smoking Ban Is 'Stupid'

The three-day Humboldt Park festival kicked off yesterday, and as it was now supposedly the last festival that would be lax on ticketing smokers, I went to see what people thought of the ban. Short answer: it’s dumb. Even the cops think so.
Chicago magazine
added Sep 13, 2014 17:51

[Illinois] Chicago bans smoking in all 580 city parks

Chicago joins New York and Boston as the first U.S. cities to ban smoking in all city parks.
added Sep 13, 2014 17:03

[Illinois] Smoking, E-Cigarettes Banned From Chicago Parks, Beaches, Riot Fest

The Chicago Park District has banned e-cigarettes and vaporziers at all parks, including Humboldt Park for Riot Fest this weekend. The Chicago Park District has banned e-cigarettes and vaporziers at all parks, including Humboldt Park for Riot Fest this
added Sep 11, 2014 10:35

[Illinois] Walgreens Should Copy CVS and Halt Tobacco Sales, Father Pfleger Says

The Rev. Michael Pfleger, pastor of St. Sabina Church in Auburn Gresham, applauded pharmacy CVS' "bold move" in yanking cigarettes from its shelves but called on other retailers — including north suburban-based Walgreen Co. — to do the same.
added Sep 5, 2014 11:38

[Illinois] Outdoor smoking areas eyed for ban

Some of the last public places smokers can legally light up will become smoke-free under new rules proposed by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Puffing would be explicitly banned in beer gardens, patios and other outdoor seating areas in the nex
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Sep 3, 2014 13:25
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