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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] 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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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] Aldermen block Emanuel tobacco tax hike proposal

Opponents of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes in Chicago to 21 and hike a series of tobacco taxes blocked a vote Wednesday after the mayor tried to jump-start the measure by pledging to crack down on illegal smoke sales.
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 10, 2016 22:44
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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] 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
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[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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[Illinois] Cigarette smugglers taking advantage of Missouri’s low tax rate

Smugglers are making thousands of dollars just by driving cigarettes from St. Louis to Chicago because tax rates make one pack of cigarettes $6 more expensive in The Windy City. Fox 2 News recently followed a suspected cigarette smuggler in north St. Lou
KTVI myfox St. Louis (MO)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:55
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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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