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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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[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] Cigarette case still smoking at SCOTUS

group of plaintiffs is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to jump in on its 15-year-old cigarette lawsuit. But instead of simply repeating claims that tobacco giant Philip Morris duped smokers...an argument that Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier should not have taken
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Mar 10, 2016 03:05
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[Illinois] Wilmington parks become tobacco free thanks to teen-led initiative

Most city parks in Wilmington are now entirely tobacco-free, thanks to two local high school students’ advocacy and a supportive City Council. Members of the council earlier this month unanimously passed an ordinance that prohibits the use of all tobacco
Chicago Suburban Newspapers
added Dec 23, 2015 20:24
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Illinois More than Doubles Cigarette Tax

$1-a-pack hike will save lives, bolster state Medicaid program
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2012 18:45
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco wins fire marshals as allies in flame retardant push

Cigarette-makers had man on the inside of key fire-safety group
Chicago Tribune
added May 8, 2012 06:11
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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] SCOTUS ruling could impact tobacco case

the company “completely glosses over the direct parallel between Williams and Justice Karmeier’s statements: both involved election campaign speeches, both expressed an attitude toward one side on an issue implicated in litigation, and both expressed a vi
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Jun 10, 2016 01:47
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco, the FDA and the future of tobacco-less smoking

What concerns health advocates the most are the plethora of flavorings, variations and nicotine doses that are added to the liquid. The two chemicals, for example, are not approved for inhalation. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and the California D
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jan 3, 2016 21:02
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[Illinois] GLANTZ: The smoke behind e-cigarettes

first surgeon general's report linking tobacco with disease, we are hearing the same false statements extolling the virtues of the next generation of nicotine addiction products that we heard about cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products in times past.
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 15, 2014 16:34
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