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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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[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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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
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:24
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