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[Illinois] Chicago Indictment Cites Payments from Tobacco Settlement

tribulations of another big name in Chicago's seamy politics have pulled Hagens Berman back into the spotlight—only this time the firm is on the defensive. The politician in question is Edward Vrdolyak, an influential (and controversial) former Chicago al
Litigation Daily
added Jun 8, 2015 00:30
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[Illinois] E-cigarettes an emerging alternative

E-cigarettes remain in a regulatory haze in Illinois. The one bill sent to Gov. Pat Quinn in the spring legislative session bans sale of the cigarette alternative to anyone younger than 18. But the debate continues on just how to regulate e-cigarettes.
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Jul 16, 2013 05:08
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[Illinois] Cigarette tax jumps up $1 a pack in Chicago

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle says the tax, which takes effect Friday, is expected to generate more than $25 million annually for the Cook County Health and Hospitals System. She says higher taxes also will help lower smoking rates, inclu
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Mar 2, 2013 01:42
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Philip Morris case reaches the Illinois Supreme Court again

A decade-old lawsuit over cigarette labeling that put Madison County on the map has once again made its way before the Illinois Supreme Court.
Madison County (IL) Record
added Feb 20, 2013 22:59
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Illinois Problems Forecast Effects of Pending Omaha Tobacco Tax Hike

Illinois smokers are crossing state lines to avoid the recent tax increase. It will be even easier for Omaha smokers to avoid the tax.
Americans for Tax Reform
added Sep 22, 2012 07:26
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U.S. High Court Denies Petition For Writ Of Cert In Illinois Smokers’ Appeal ($$)

on June 20 denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed by Illinois smokers seeking to challenge an Illinois Supreme Court justice’s participation in reversing a $10 billion verdict in a tobacco case based on the justice’s alleged acceptance of funding
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 20, 2016 20:53
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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] INDEPENDENTS GAS & SERVICE STATIONS ASSOCIATIONS, INC. v. CITY OF CHICAGO: DEFENDANT CITY OF CHICAGO’S RESPONSE IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR A TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER

The plain language of the FSPTCA and the persuasive reasoning of two federal circuit courts demonstrate that the Flavored Tobacco Ordinance is not preempted by the FSPTCA. The City therefore respectfully requests that the Court deny Plaintiff’s Motion
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:43
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[Illinois] Coroner: Smoking with home oxygen machines led to deaths

Two area residents have died of burns since Sept. 5 as a probable result of smoking near home medical oxygen machines. Kimmerling said Gerald Peterlin, 75, of El Paso died at 7:55 p.m. Sept. 5 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal after being inj
Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph
added Sep 18, 2014 17:39
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[Illinois] City snuffs out sales of menthol cigarettes near schools

The City Council agreed Wednesday to snuff out the sale of menthol and flavored tobacco products within 500 feet Chicago schools — five times the existing radius — to curb teen turn smoking. Mayor Rahm Emanuel was forced to settle for the lesser of two
Chicago Sun-Times
added Dec 11, 2013 22:50
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