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[Illinois] VIDEO: Potential tobacco tax could boost illegal industry, some aldermen say

It sounds like a plan few people could argue with, but on Monday night quite a few aldermen did. They say they have a very good reason; a booming illegal industry in some neighborhoods. The problem is not new. “Loosies,” as they are known. Single cigare
CLTV (Chicago, IL)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:32
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[Illinois] New Tobacco Tax Resisted By Aldermen Who Cite Sales of 'Loosies'

met resistance in the City Council Monday over its impact on small businesses and the already "epidemic" sales of "loosies" on the street. Ald. Edward Burke (14th), chairman of the Finance Committee considering the proposal, eventually shelved the plan f
DNAinfo
added Feb 9, 2016 19:21
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[Illinois] Emanuel's plan to raise smoking age, tobacco taxes snuffed out

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to raise Chicago’s smoking age from 18 to 21, slap a $6 million tax on cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco and ban coupons and discounts was snuffed out Monday — for the time being at least — after running into a
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 9, 2016 19:08
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[Illinois] Emanuel tobacco tax package stalls

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's bid to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products in Chicago to 21 stalled Monday after aldermen complained that tax increases in the ordinance would further drive up illegal cigarette sales and hurt city businesses.
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 9, 2016 07:31
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[Illinois] PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI

Whether it violates the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment for a judge to participate in a case where the judge has made pejorative public statements...a reasonable public perception that one of the parties funded the judge's election camp
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 8, 2016 19:12
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: Hike the tobacco purchasing age to 21

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants Chicago to join the crowd. This is a good, healthy idea. A higher minimum age for tobacco sales won't by itself stop teens from smoking. But there's encouraging research that it is effective.
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 7, 2016 18:10
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[Illinois] Biased Justice Nixed $10B Tobacco Judgment, High Court Told ($$)

A class of smokers has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review the rejection of a $10 billion trial court judgment against Philip Morris USA over the labeling of light and low-tar cigarettes, saying the Illinois Supreme Court justice who cast the deciding
Law360
added Feb 7, 2016 17:02
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[Illinois] PHILLIPS: Cigarettes on screen leave us breathless

And there can never be a vaping equivalent to the line in "Sweet Smell of Success" spit out, like a threat, by Burt Lancaster as he quietly humiliates Tony Curtis with three little words: "Match me, Sidney."
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 4, 2016 20:28
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[Illinois] Chicago Pre-Empted from Adopting Tobacco Tax

While Emanuel is proposing the implementation of these new taxes, Illinois state law prohibits the city of Chicago from enacting any such taxes. Generally, under Illinois state law, a home rule municipality is prohibited from imposing an excise tax on
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:18
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New Illinois Law Imposes Fine For Minors With E-Cigs

Anyone under 18 who’s caught with electronic cigarettes or other tobacco-free nicotine products would face a fine or community service under a new Illinois law. Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation last week that imposes penalties for minors who possess
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 3, 2016 14:41
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