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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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[Illinois] Group Of Stores, Associations File Suit To Stop New Taxes On Tobacco Products ($$)

A group of tobacco stores and merchant associations on May 31 filed suit and a motion for an emergency junction against the City of Chicago, hoping to stop the city from imposing a new tax on tobacco products
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 10, 2016 21:02
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Small businesses marshal opposition to Emanuel's anti-smoking plan

Small business owners and their City Council allies on Tuesday marshaled opposition to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to raise Chicago’s smoking age from 18 to 21, slap a $6 million tax on cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco and ban coupons and
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 25, 2016 05:20
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[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
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[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
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[Illinois] Cars & Cigars benefits Special Olympics

Cars & Cigars, a car show sponsored by the Kildeer Police Department and Neumann's Cigars & More to benefit Special Olympics, will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 10, at Neumann's Cigars & More, 445 Robert Parker Coffin Road, Long Grove.
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Jul 8, 2016 12:37
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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
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[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
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[Illinois] Don Draper's Deadly Habit

A new Northwestern Medicine study shows that smoking during your middle-aged years dramatically increases your lifetime risk of not just getting cancer, but dying from it.
Northwestern University
added Sep 18, 2012 01:26
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[Illinois] Hookahs are not harmless, in spite of what teens may think

Your teen may think that smoking a hookah is just something fun to do with his friends. Tell him about the health risks involved. Be sure to let him know that he and his friends could end up putting their health, even their lives, in danger if they con
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11
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