Headlines Tagged with Illinois — 5,845 headlines found
Zoeller and Madigan joined health experts and teen advocates today at the Illinois Poison Center in Chicago to bring awareness to this issue. “For decades, we have been fighting tobacco use – especially among young people – in order to reduce addictio
Aug 24, 2014 Illinois Attorney General
added Aug 25, 2014 17:24
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan have teamed to support Legacy’s national youth smoking prevention campaign, Truth.
Aug 24, 2014 CBS 2 Chicago
added Aug 25, 2014 17:16
ew 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 next six to nine months if the new regulations are adopted, according to a description of the
Aug 23, 2014 Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Aug 23, 2014 11:42
[Illinois] Emanuel urged to ban smoking in city parks, apply cigarette tax to other tobacco products
“Chicago’s beaches and playlots are smoke-free, but the parks themselves are not,” Joel Africk, president and CEO of the Respiratory Health Association, told a City Hall news conference called to kick off Smoking Cessation Awareness Week. “New York City
Aug 18, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 21, 2014 13:25
Governor Pat Quinn on Sunday morning signed legislation to prohibit smoking on the campuses of all state-supported colleges and universities. The smoking ban takes effect July 1, 2015 and applies to both indoor and outdoor spaces on campuses. The Governo
Aug 17, 2014 La Salle (IL) News-Tribune
added Aug 17, 2014 12:13
given the known costs -- lung cancer, other cancers, heart disease, stroke, emphysema, COPD, reduced fertility, higher infant mortality -- we suggest a different name for this whole exercise. Let's call it the misery avoided index.
Aug 17, 2014 Chicago Tribune
added Aug 17, 2014 07:14
The victim told police he went out on his balcony to smoke a cigarette when he heard a shout of “Hey! Hey! Put that cigarette out now!” coming from a balcony three stories above. The victim looked up and saw a man crouching and aiming what he though was
Aug 12, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 12, 2014 12:33
Despite the practice gaining traction in some Illinois county jails, Sangamon County Sheriff Neil Williamson said allowing inmates to purchase and use electronic cigarettes in his jail is not something he’s presently interested in.
Aug 4, 2014 (IL) State Journal-Register
added Aug 5, 2014 16:47
That's exactly why Springfield's U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, the Senate's No. 2 Democrat, has been so diligent in his efforts to have Major League Baseball do a better job of policing the use of smokeless tobacco among its players.
Aug 3, 2014 (IL) State Journal-Register
added Aug 3, 2014 13:55
Create a cigarette substitute for prisoners. That was the goal for the founders of NeUll's more than a year ago, and in the middle of June this year, they launched their jail-safe electronic cigarette. "It's clear. You see all of the components here on t
Jul 23, 2014 WMBD WYZZ TV (Peoria, IL)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:48