Headlines Tagged with Illinois — 6,282 headlines found
Something should be done about the nation’s rampant smuggling problem. High excise taxes on cigarettes have led to all sorts of unintended consequences... Our smuggling study — conducted this year in concert with the Washington, D.C.,-based Tax Foundatio
Jan 14, 2015 Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 16, 2015 12:28
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
"This ruling represents a serious, isolated legal and financial risk," David Adelman, a tobacco analyst at Morgan Stanley, wrote in a research note late Tuesday. Machine tests indicated cigarettes labeled "light" were less harmful because the holes allo
Apr 30, 2014 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 30, 2014 21:07
This new stipulation, which categorizes for the first time cigarette butts as litter, was signed by Gov. Pat Quinn in August as part of several amendments to Illinois’ Litter Control Act. First time violators can be charged with a Class B misdemeanor an
Dec 14, 2013 Galesburg (IL) Register-Mail
added Dec 14, 2013 18:13
He hopes electronic cigarettes will stop inmates from sneaking in contraband and also bring in some money for the sheriff's department. The prisoners will be charged $13.50 for each e-cigarette. All the revenue will go toward improvements at the jail.
Sep 3, 2013 WSIL-TV Channel 3 (Carterville, IL)
added Sep 4, 2013 11:07
how difficult traveling must be for cigarette smokers. That's not to say it shouldn't be difficult; secondhand smoke is unpleasant and dangerous. But it does mean one-fifth of the population struggles to satisfy a legal addiction while traveling. Robert
Jul 2, 2013 Chicago Tribune
added Jul 17, 2013 01:21
The Illinois Supreme Court denied Philip Morris' request for direct appeal in a long-running, dismissed $10 billion case over cigarette labeling. The decade-long class action was revived when St. Louis attorney Stephen Tillery filed an appeal for t
Feb 20, 2013 Courthouse News
added Feb 20, 2013 16:12
Two tobacco-industry trade groups are suing to block recent changes to Illinois’ cigarette tax, signed into law in June to help plug a $2.7 billion hole in the state’s ailing Medicaid program.
Jul 31, 2012 Chicago Sun-Times
added Jul 31, 2012 12:38
The daily or regular patrons of the three smoke shops in town have been stocking up these last few weeks, and although these shops have seen a boom in business, most believe it will come to a screeching halt after Sunday.
Jun 25, 2012 Galesburg (IL) Register-Mail
added Jun 25, 2012 15:37
Mike Patel, owner of Tobacco Outlet in Libertyville, works at the store June 13. Patel talked about how the upcoming tax increase on tobacco starting June 24 will affect his business
Jun 18, 2012 Chicago Sun-Times
added Jun 18, 2012 22:12