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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] VIDEO: Small businesses marshal opposition to Emanuel's anti-smoking plan

Small business owners and their City Council allies on Tuesday marshaled opposition to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to raise Chicago’s smoking age from 18 to 21, slap a $6 million tax on cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco and ban coupons and
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 25, 2016 05:20
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[Illinois] Philip Morris argues $10.1 billion ‘Price’ case should never have been certified; Byron ‘swept under the rug’ individual issues, lawyer argues

Supreme Court Justices who reversed a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris 10 years ago without resolving most of the issues in it should take up those issues now that the case has returned, Philip Morris argues.
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jan 19, 2015 23:22
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Illinois top court to review Altria $10.1 billion cigarette verdict

Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear Philip Morris USA's appeal of a $10.1 billion verdict accusing the Altria Group Inc unit of misleading consumers about the risks of smoking "light" cigarettes
Reuters
added Sep 24, 2014 18:59
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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel snuffs out any notion he'll compromise on cigarette tax hike

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday ruled out a reduction in his 75-cents-a-pack cigarette tax increase, calling it a “health care feat” on par with his prior contributions to children’s health care. Emanuel pointed to the testimony of his Health Commissioner
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 20, 2013 18:24
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[Illinois] Small Number of E-Cigarette Batteries Explode

A small number of consumer reports from across the country detail exploding e-cigs that launch out of their chargers, leading to fires and injury. "I’m aware of 10 failures in the last year,” industry spokesman Thomas Kiklas, who represents the Tobacco
NBC Chicago
added Oct 25, 2013 03:56
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[Illinois] Philip Morris case continues; Attorneys file additional documents

The decade-old class action suit over cigarette labeling continues to smolder as attorneys on both sides of the fight file documents that Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth requested at last month’s hearing.
Madison County (IL) Record
added Nov 1, 2012 20:32
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[Illinois] Dimitrios Kalantzis: California cigarette tax up in smoke

But beware any tax, fellow Illinoisans. Because the next one can affect you directly.
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jun 6, 2012 13:49
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