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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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[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] 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 Takes Bold Action To Reduce Tobacco Use: Raises Tobacco Age to 21, Makes Baseball Tobacco-Free

Today is a truly historic day in Chicago when it comes to protecting kids from the dangers of tobacco use. We applaud Sen. Richard Durbin for his leadership in advocating for tobacco-free baseball. We also support Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 16, 2016 19:18
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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] 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 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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