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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] 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] IWAN RIES & CO. LEADS LAWSUIT TO BLOCK CHICAGO TOBACCO TAX INCREASE

On Tuesday, a group led by historic Chicago cigar retailer Iwan Ries & Co. filed a legal challenge to the city of Chicago’s pending tobacco tax increase, asserting that the increase is in violation of state law. The store is joined by the National Asso
HalfWheel
added Jun 2, 2016 19:39
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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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[Illinois] Chicago Approves Nation's Highest Cigarette Tax ($$)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel had originally proposed a 75-cent tax hike but compromised on the lower rate amid concerns that customers would resort to the black market if cigarettes became so expensive. With the new tax, a pack of cigarettes in Chicago carries $7
Law360
added Dec 1, 2013 05:09
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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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