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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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[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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[Illinois] LETTER: SWEDA: Letter about tobacco lawsuit didn't mention anti-racketeering ruling

So, when it comes to the tobacco companies’ ongoing light-cigarette scam, Mr. Akin and his organization come down on the side of adjudicated racketeers rather than American consumers.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 6, 2012 02:29
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Tobacco Trade Groups Protest Illinois Cigarette Tax With Lawsuit

The lawsuit claims the definition of “cigarette” is “unconstitutionally vague.”
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 1, 2012 09:56
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Local businesses affected by Illinois cigarette tax now in effect

Customers might be shocked to see the price of their cigarettes when they stop in liquor stores in Illinois. Smokers are now paying $1.98 in tax per pack of cigarettes.
WGEM-TV (Quincy, IL)
added Jun 26, 2012 03:44
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[Illinois] 4 Insights From Top Tobacco Minds

attendees at the annual CSP Total Nicotine Forum were surprisingly upbeat about the category. In a preconference survey, retailers said they were overwhelmingly positive about the category, with 80% saying they were optimistic about growth in 2018. About
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:24
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[Illinois] Gas stations fight to sell flavored cigarettes closer to schools

A group of independent gas stations is asking a judge to allow them to continue selling menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of Chicago schools while proceeding with a federal lawsuit challenging a city ban on such sales
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 3, 2014 14:37
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