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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

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

[Illinois] No limit on cigarette tax stamps, judge says

Illinois must sell as many cigarette tax stamps to distributors as they want, a Sangamon County judge decided Thursday. Shortly after the ruling, one distributor bought $13.2 million worth . . . retailers are demanding more cigarettes from them as smok
Daily Review Atlas (Monmouth, IL)
added Jun 14, 2012 21:06

[Illinois] Cigars and Stripes owner says two-way mirror in women's bathroom just a joke

Lottz recently found himself the subject of international scorn for having a two-way mirror in the woman's washroom of his Berwyn bar. Lottz said he was surprised, and a little hurt, that people didn't get the joke.
Chicago Suburban Newspapers
added May 1, 2015 13:46

[Illinois] Local Wine Brand Expands to Whole Foods, Adds Cigars and Candles

"The cigar company approached me after and said they sold over 300 cigars and wanted me to start my own cigar brand. That's when I said, 'I think I got it.' It was just a no-brainer and an easy transition." Lampley Cigars, which she named after her fathe
added Apr 25, 2015 12:30

Jim Dey: High court extinguishes Illinois tobacco case

Plaintiffs' lawyer Stephen Tillery said the court's action was "obviously disappointing" but that his investment of time and money was worth it. "... the case was socially significant and brought into public view facts that needed to be revealed," he sa
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Jun 26, 2016 19:52

[Illinois] Bethalto man burned when cigarette ignites his oxygen tank

A man who used oxygen to help him breathe suffered head and facial burns when his cigarette ignited, fire officials said. The (Alton) Telegraph reports the man, described only as in his mid-50s, was injured Wednesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 12, 2013 13:15

[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25

[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

[Illinois] EXCLUSIVE: Major illegal, counterfeit cigarette bust in Cook County

A major black market bust of illegal cigarettes is fueling concern that the underground tobacco market will get even worse when the Cook County tax on a pack of cigarettes goes up by $1 Friday. A truckload of smokes, all with seemingly-real tax stamps,
WLS-TV ABC7 (Chicago, IL)
added Mar 2, 2013 01:41
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