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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 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] 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] 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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