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Smoke-Free Illinois marks 7th anniversary

January marks the seventh anniversary of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act which protects everyone from the health risks associated with secondhand smoke exposure. Seven years ago, Illinois enacted one of the strongest clean indoor air laws in the country. Il
De Kalb (IL) Midweek
added Jan 7, 2015 13:52
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[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
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[Illinois] Up In Smoke: Legislation vaporizes Indiana e-cig shops

Closed shops, empty shelves and higher prices. That's the current forecast of Indiana's vaping industry, which claims recent legislation has basically vaporized the e-liquid cigarette market throughout the state. Signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence in Ap
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Jul 26, 2016 17:19
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco takes hit; City Council bolsters anti-smoking efforts

Big Tobacco took it on the chin Wednesday when Chicago raised its smoking age to 21, outlawed discounts, slapped a $6 million tax on cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco and banned chaw altogether at sports stadiums. On the day after the
Chicago Sun-Times
added Mar 17, 2016 17:48
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[Illinois] IWAN RIES & CO. LEADS LAWSUIT TO BLOCK CHICAGO TOBACCO TAX INCREASE

On Tuesday, a group led by historic Chicago cigar retailer Iwan Ries & Co. filed a legal challenge to the city of Chicago’s pending tobacco tax increase, asserting that the increase is in violation of state law. The store is joined by the National Asso
HalfWheel
added Jun 2, 2016 19:39
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[Illinois] Case Information Summary for Case Number 2016-L-050356: IWAN RIES CO v. CITY CHICAGO

Activity Date: 6/2/2016 Participant: IWAN RIES CO FILE AMENDMENT OR ADDITIONAL OR AMENDED PLEADINGS - ALLOWED -
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 10, 2016 21:32
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[Illinois] CHICAGO PASSES NEW CIGAR TAX; RAISES MINIMUM TOBACCO PURCHASING AGE TO 21

Today, the Chicago City Council voted 35-10 in favor of raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21 and increasing taxes on a variety of tobacco products, including cigars. The move roughly a month after the same City Council moved to dela
HalfWheel
added Mar 17, 2016 12:35
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[Illinois] Chicago Park District Board expands smoking ban to parks, harbors

unanimously voted Wednesday to ban smoking from Chicago’s parks and harbors. ... The resolution includes any “lighted or vaporized substance in any manner or form,” including cigars, cigarettes, pipes, e-cigarettes and marijuana.
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 13, 2014 21:09
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[Illinois] Franklin Park business owners see increase in electronic cigarette usage

Local bar owners are starting to see customers use electronic cigarettes in their businesses. “My chef just started using them,” said Jay Chavda, co-owner of HopScotch in downtown Franklin Park. “Two of my staff and a few customers.” Chavda is a fan, t
Chicago Sun-Times
added Oct 28, 2013 03:28
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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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