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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] LETTER: Giant lawsuit against tobacco companies keeps coming back

In Madison County, there is a lawsuit, which much like a zombie attack, keeps coming back again and again. Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth is currently deliberating on whether or not to bring back a $10.1 billion lawsuit against tobacco companie
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 4, 2012 12:28
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[Europe, Illinois] Even More Lawsuits Hit Big Tobacco

Now, yet more suits face the industry. The two newest cases facing the tobacco industry are not actually new, they are reinvestigations into previous events... both Altria and Reynolds are set to benefit from the expiration of the FETRA settlement
Motley Fool
added May 19, 2014 12:18
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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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[California, Illinois] How Big Vaping is misinforming the public about e-cigarettes

Backed by three vaping-advocacy groups, Not Blowing Smoke borrows font, design elements, and imagery from the state's website... The vaping camp also launched a Twitter account that uses the state campaign's name — Still Blowing Smoke — but with this tagl
Vox Media
added Mar 28, 2015 12:55
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[Illinois] Regulate E-cigarettes?

Clockwise from top left: Editor Tom Martin, Assistant Editor Jay Redfern, Assignment Editor Lisa Coon and Local News Editor Rob Buck.
Galesburg (IL) Register-Mail
added Sep 29, 2013 21:34
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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] Roll-your-own cigarette stores going up in smoke

Marcia Smith, 47, of Lake County, decided after the state tax increase that she should move her Smokes & Such tobacco shops in Skokie and Gurnee to Wisconsin, where taxes on rolled cigarettes are lower. If Obama signs the law, she said she'll shut her d
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jul 7, 2012 22:46
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