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[Illinois] Electronic cigarettes to see new set of regulations

The end of October marks the deadline the FDA set for issuing federal regulations ... But that leaves states in a gray area of what is legal and what is not. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined with 39 of her colleagues to write a letter to the
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Jan 8, 2014 23:30

[Illinois] Smokeless tobacco gains popularity, area teens reject tobacco

But a 2011 survey showed about 18.1 percent of all high school students had smoked one or more cigarettes in the month before being polled, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Furthermore, smokeless tobacco has gained popularity.
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Aug 27, 2013 10:44

[Illinois] PANIERI: Cigarettes a sign of revolution?

Nary a day goes by that I don’t see a hand surreptitiously flicking a cigarette butt from vehicle windows (especially pickup trucks, for some reason). I have to wonder if this butt-tossing is a passive/aggressive action in protest to $5 per pack cigarette
Joliet (IL) Herald News
added Sep 24, 2012 17:24

[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

[Illinois] Cigarette distributors drop suit against state

Cigarette distributors agreed Thursday to end a lawsuit against the state of Illinois over sales of cigarette tax stamps in advance of next week's $1-per-pack increase in the tax. The agreement came after distributors loaded up on tax stamps last week
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Jun 22, 2012 04:21

[Illinois] SUDERMAN: Baptists and Bootleggers, Tobacco Tax Edition w/Photo

Reason Magazine
added May 10, 2012 03:14

[California, Illinois, New York] In re Fontem US, Inc. Consumer Class Action Litig. Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss the Second Amended Complaint (PDF)

The FDA has stated that the heading was implemented “in order to clarify that part 1143 is not intended to prevent tobacco product manufacturers from including truthful, non-misleading warnings on their products’ packaging or advertisements voluntarily
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 2, 2016 19:52

[Illinois, Pennsylvania] Altria to close Franklin Park tobacco facility

The announcement came as Altria, which also makes Virginia Slims and Parliament cigarettes, reported a 29 percent drop in profit for its most recent quarter, but its adjusted earnings still beat expectations. It reported net income of $1.09 billion, or 5
Chicago Sun-Times
added Oct 27, 2016 21:43

[Illinois] Supreme Court Officially Ends Price 'Light' Case

After 16 years, the Price v. Philip Morris Inc. “light” case has officially come to a close. On June 20, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court declined the plaintiffs’ petition to review a 2015 decision by the Illinois Supreme Court not to reinstate the original m
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 23, 2016 21:39

[Illinois] State's top court hears $10 billion tobacco appeal

The lawsuit -- one of the nation's first to accuse a tobacco company of consumer fraud -- claimed that Phillip Morris deceptively marketed "light" and "low-tar" cigarettes as a healthier alternative. The initial Madison County trial ended in 2003 with th
AP - Associated Press
added May 20, 2015 10:52
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