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[Illinois, North Carolina] What teens don’t know about e-cigarettes could hurt them

Tricks and novelty aside, Dean Kostopoulos, who graduated from Naperville North last spring, said the attraction isn’t complicated: Teens think vaping is fun. “Everyone feels like (vaping) is a more healthy way to smoke, but it’s more for the thrill of
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Sep 28, 2015 18:41
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Campus begins enforcing smoking law

The University of Illinois is now policing smoking on campus. It's been a "Smoke Free" campus since 2014, but it's only been a state law since July. Your first offense is just a warning, but after that it comes with a $25.00 fine. That can be avoided,
WCIA (Champaign, IL)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:49
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[Illinois] Girl, 12, who 'made everybody smile' dead in Back of the Yards fire

A 12-year-old girl found dead after a fire Friday night in Back of the Yards caused by “careless use of smoking materials” was a cheerful kid who “made everybody smile,"... her body was found near a closet in the attic of a home in the 5000 block of Sout
Chicago Sun-Times
added Sep 27, 2015 10:32

[Illinois] Attorney general: Plainfield couple under-reported sales at tobacco store by $4M

A southwest suburban couple has been charged with defrauding the state out of more than $400,000 by under-reporting sales tax at a tobacco shop they own. Jamal Hussein, 44; and Lucinda Hussein, 41, of Plainfield were charged Thursday with multiple tax-r
Chicago Sun-Times
added Sep 26, 2015 09:41

[Illinois] Madigan: Plainfield cigar shop owners defrauded state $460000

Jamal Hussein, 44, and Lucinda Hussein, 41, were charged Thursday for underreporting more than $4.2 million in taxable sales from their business, Burning Leaf Cigars, Inc., located at 12720 S. Route 59 in Plainfield, according to a news release from Attor
Chicago Suburban Newspapers
added Sep 25, 2015 11:02

[District of Columbia, Illinois] SIEGEL: D.C.'s Electronic Cigarette Tax is an Insane Policy that Will Help Renormalize Smoking

Taxing e-cigarettes at a whopping 67% rate is nothing more than a gift to Big Tobacco. Undoubtedly, it will put many vaping shops out of business, resulting in significant numbers of ex-smokers returning to smoking and many smokers who would otherwise hav
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 24, 2015 18:48

[Illinois] Area history, Sept. 22, 2015

In 1965: Trustee Irving Dilliard of Collinsville caught the University of Illinois Board of Trustees by surprise Wednesday with a motion that the sale of cigarettes be prohibited on university premises. Trustees, some of whom were smoking at the time, re
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Sep 23, 2015 19:12

[Illinois] Tom Kacich: Seeds of UI's smoking ban sown in the 1960s

Irving Dilliard was about 50 years ahead of his time.... In recent weeks, UI police have begun issuing citations for violations of the statewide Smoke-Free Campus Act. On the UI campus, 34 people have been issued citations
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Sep 23, 2015 18:29

[Illinois] Change could close 'beer gardens' to smokers

Lawmakers have tweaked the Smoke-Free Illinois Act to ban smoking in any public place with a floor and ceiling — regardless of whether the walls are retractable or permanent. This means places like “beer gardens,” outdoor areas that can be enclosed or op
Jacksonville (IL) Journal-Courier
added Sep 19, 2015 18:36
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[Illinois] Chicago alderman wants $1.25 tax on e-cigarettes

A Chicago tax on electronic cigarettes would raise just $1 million per year toward fixing the city budget hole but could be an important part of curtailing the increasingly common use of the products by young people, the alderman pushing the plan said Th
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 13, 2015 12:25
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