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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] Don Draper's Deadly Habit

A new Northwestern Medicine study shows that smoking during your middle-aged years dramatically increases your lifetime risk of not just getting cancer, but dying from it.
Northwestern University
added Sep 18, 2012 01:26
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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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[Illinois] Hookahs are not harmless, in spite of what teens may think

Your teen may think that smoking a hookah is just something fun to do with his friends. Tell him about the health risks involved. Be sure to let him know that he and his friends could end up putting their health, even their lives, in danger if they con
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11
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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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[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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[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] Bill to raise smoking age would hurt convenience stores, vape shops, retailers say

Chicago Tribune
added Jun 10, 2018 23:54
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