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[Illinois] Tolono parks will soon be smoke-free

Park district officials voted to ban smoking in all village parks in Tolono starting Jan. 1, 2015, in an effort to protect health, comfort and environment. Starting next year, it will be illegal to smoke in any enclosed park facility or on any public par
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Nov 21, 2014 12:45
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[Illinois] FERGUSON/SCHEFFLER: Parks should prohibit the use of tobacco

The Lee County Health Department and KSB Community Wellness support local students leading the effort toward a tobacco-free park policy. Both organizations identified smoking as a priority health issue in their most recent community health needs assessm
Sauk Valley (IL) Newspapers
added Nov 19, 2014 12:30
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Give up smoking, your body will thank you

the La Salle County Health Department in on board with the program, issuing a press release identifying smoking as the leading preventable cause of death in the country today. Smoking is associated with increased risk for cancers of the mouth, nasal cavit
My Web Times--Streator (IL) Times-Press
added Nov 18, 2014 11:03
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[Illinois] WERLAND: The Great American Smokeout and why it didn't work for me

What did work for me was this: fast-forwarding in my imagination to the cold, harsh morning when my doctor would walk in to tell me ... So for all those nonjoiners out there, fine, don't quit Thursday. Do yourself a favor; do it today instead.
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 18, 2014 10:58
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[Illinois, Pennsylvania] Merchants say cigarette tax is a business-killer

Martinez isn't alone. Other store owners and distributors in the city said they have seen a dramatic drop in revenue since the tax was added, causing them to wonder what the collateral damage will be on their livelihoods. "It's detrimental all over the
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Nov 10, 2014 21:18
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VIDEO: Evanston Becomes First Illinois City To Raise Cigarette-Buying Age To 21

If you have to be 21 to buy a drink, do you need to be the same age to buy cigarettes? One community in Illinois thinks so. Health experts are hoping Evanston won’t be the last. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
CBS 2 Chicago
added Nov 10, 2014 21:14
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[Illinois] 76 ENTERPRISES, INC. et. al. v. CITY OF CHICAGO: ORDER

The motion for a TRO is denied. The motion for preliminary injunction is continued. The motion for expedited discovery is granted. The parties may begin discovery immediately.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:45
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[Illinois] INDEPENDENTS GAS & SERVICE STATIONS ASSOCIATIONS, INC. v. CITY OF CHICAGO: DEFENDANT CITY OF CHICAGO’S RESPONSE IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR A TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER

The plain language of the FSPTCA and the persuasive reasoning of two federal circuit courts demonstrate that the Flavored Tobacco Ordinance is not preempted by the FSPTCA. The City therefore respectfully requests that the Court deny Plaintiff’s Motion
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:43
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[Illinois] 76 ENTERPRISES, INC., et al., v. CITY OF CHICAGO, et al.: DEFENDANTS’ RESPONSE IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR A TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER, PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AND EXPEDITED DISCOVERY

A. The Ordinance Is Not Unconstitutionally Vague. B. The Ordinance Does Not Violate Plaintiffs’ Procedural Due Process Rights. C. Plaintiffs Have No “Vested Right” To Sell Flavored Tobacco. D. The Ordinance Does Not Violate The Equal Protection
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:40
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[Illinois] 76 ENTERPRISES, INC. et.al. v. CITY OF CHICAGO: PLAINTIFFS’ MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORT OF MOTION FOR A TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER, PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AND EXPEDITED DISCOVERY

II. PLAINTIFFS ARE LIKELY TO SUCCEED ON THE MERITS OF THEIR CHALLENGES TO THE ORDINANCE … C. The Ordinance is Preempted… III. PLAINTIFFS WILL SUFFER IRREPARABLE HARM ABSENT AN INJUNCTION… V. THERE WILL BE NO HARM TO THE PUBLIC INTEREST
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:34
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