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Illinois bill proposes fines for drivers who smoke with kids in the car

Illinois Sen. Ira Silverstein has sponsored Senate Bill 0729, which would allow police to ticket drivers, with fines up to $100, for smoking while a minor is in the car. Adams County Health Department Health Educator Chaundra Bishop says any bill that
WGEM-TV (Quincy, IL)
added Mar 26, 2015 23:54
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[Illinois] Senators Urge HHS To Strengthen, Finalize Tobacco Deeming Regulations To Protect Children Against Harmful E-Cigarettes

The Senators pressed Secretary Burwell to quickly finalize the rule, as further delay enables e-cigarette companies to continue their aggressive marketing techniques focused on attracting children as well as sell their products to minors.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Mar 24, 2015 11:18
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[Illinois] IL lawmaker wants to ban e-cigs indoors

The bill's sponsor, Representative Kathleen Willis, said she feels the vapor from e-cigarettes is just as dangerous as secondhand smoke. Some agree. "There are also kids in restaurants and I wouldn't want a young kid to breath secondhand smoke. I thin
KFVS Channel 12 (Cape Girardeau, MO)
added Mar 23, 2015 20:32
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[Illinois] GHRIST: My View: Neighbor's smoking is ruining my life

The condo association has not been helpful. These people would be screaming the loudest if someone on the other side of their cardboard wall were blowing smoke into their unit and ruining their stuff and health. I have invited the county Health Departmen
Rockford (IL) Register-Star
added Mar 21, 2015 19:35
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[Illinois] LETTER: Dey misses point on smoking suit

News-Gazette columnist Jim Dey misses the point of the class-action lawsuit consumers brought against Philip Morris over fraudulent claims regarding the health effects of so-called "light" cigarettes ...Deceptive advertising practices are illegal, period
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Mar 18, 2015 16:42
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[Illinois] Teens favor e-cigarettes, vape pens over traditional cigarettes

Some view e-cigarettes as the lesser of two evils — the healthier alternative. But if teens are using them mostly as a gateway, are e-cigarettes harming more than helping? Should they even be smoking them at all? Tim Hinton, an 18-year-old senior at Tay
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Mar 14, 2015 16:14
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[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25
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[Illinois] Flight Attendant Union Joins Senator Durbin to Celebrate Smoke-Free Skies -- CHICAGO, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

Today, members of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) join Senator Durbin (D-IL) at a press conference at O'Hare to celebrate 25 years of the in-flight smoking ban and the epic battle waged to achieve smoke-free skies.
PR Newswire
added Feb 23, 2015 21:59
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Bill would ban indoor use of electronic cigarettes in Illinois

Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, introduced House Bill 2404 last week. The bill would ban the use of electronic cigarettes, known as vaping, indoors. Willis said she filed the legislation because she did not want Illinois to make the same mistake it di
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Feb 17, 2015 18:05
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Bill would ban indoor use of electronic cigarettes in Illinois

Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, introduced House Bill 2404 last week. The bill would ban the use of electronic cigarettes, known as vaping, indoors. Willis said she filed the legislation because she did not want Illinois to make the same mistake it did
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Feb 17, 2015 11:50
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