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[Illinois] State colleges kick the habit, go smoke-free

Starting last week, public colleges and universities — such as Lincoln Land Community College in Jacksonville — had to come into compliance with the Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act, which means enforcing strict anti-smoking rules.
Jacksonville (IL) Journal-Courier
added Jul 11, 2015 09:18
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[Illinois] Infant severely burned after grandmother removes oxygen mask, lights cigarette

CASEYVILLE, Ill. (KMOV) - A 2-month-old girl was hospitalized after a fire believed to be started by a cigarette started inside a Caseyville mobile home Friday morning. Police said the infant's grandmother had just removed her oxygen mask to light a cig
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Jan 12, 2013 12:21
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[Illinois] CAPITOL FACTS: Who won? The cigarette makers

... It passed last week after the trial lawyers were given a neat little plumb that guaranteed them higher contingency fees on big medical malpractice cases.
Ottawa (IL) Daily Times
added Jan 9, 2013 11:49
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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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Korein Tillery Tells Judge: Reinstate $10 Billion Verdict against Tobacco Company Because It Misled Illinois Supreme Court

against Philip Morris for deceptive advertising of so-called "light" cigarettes because the company factually misled the Illinois Supreme Court when it overturned the verdict in 2005.
PR Web
added Aug 22, 2012 15:45
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[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cigarette Class Action Suit Stymied by Federal Law

The judge ruled federal law superceded state regulations citing the [FDA]’s rule making e-cigarettes subject to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act....tobacco products only need to carry a warning regarding the addictive properties of ni
National Law Review
added Nov 16, 2016 18:24
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[Illinois] PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI

Whether it violates the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment for a judge to participate in a case where the judge has made pejorative public statements...a reasonable public perception that one of the parties funded the judge's election camp
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 8, 2016 19:12
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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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