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[Illinois] Former Ald. Vrdolyak pleads not guilty to tax charges

Former Chicago Ald. Edward Vrdolyak pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges alleging he obstructed an IRS investigation into a secret deal he cut in the 1990s to pocket millions of dollars from the massive tobacco lawsuit settlement without doing any work.
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 23, 2016 13:29
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[Illinois] Coloma parks go smoke-free

A tobacco-free initiative targeting the Coloma Township Park District came to a successful conclusion Tuesday. The district’s board of commissioners, by a vote of 4 to 0, approved an ordinance banning cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and electronic cigarett
Sauk Valley (IL) Newspapers
added Aug 10, 2016 17:57
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[Illinois] All chewed out: Chicago ballparks ban smokeless tobacco

But when the Cubs return to play at Wrigley Field on Friday — and White Sox return to U.S Cellular Field on July 21 — the use of smokeless tobacco products will be illegal at both ballparks, along with all “professional and amateur” sporting events in Ch
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jul 14, 2016 13:26
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[Illinois] Cause of fatal fire: 'Careless use of smoking materials'

A weekend fire that left a 63-year-old man dead and a firefighter seriously hurt was started by the "careless use of smoking materials" that set a mattress on fire, officials said. The man who died was in a wheelchair, according to the Chicago Fire Depa
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 4, 2016 19:05
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[Illinois] Smoking age could be raised to 21

SPRINGFIELD – A group of health organizations said raising the legal age for purchasing tobacco products in Illinois from 18 to 21 would drastically reduce smoking among young people and cut into the $2 billion the state’s Medicaid program spends annually
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added Feb 19, 2016 17:42
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Bill would raise Illinois smoking age to 21

A group of health organizations says raising the legal age for purchasing tobacco products in Illinois from 18 to 21 would drastically reduce smoking among young people and cut into the $2 billion the state’s Medicaid program spends annually on tobacco-re
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Feb 19, 2016 17:40
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[Illinois] New condo owner's cannabis smoking disturbs tenants

you should first discuss your concerns with the downstairs owner, and try to get her to stop smoking. If that does not work, discuss the problem with the condo board. If the smoker is causing a nuisance, the board can take legal action against her.
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 29, 2015 17:36
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[Illinois] Potential smoking ban in public housing concerns residents

A proposed regulation by the Department of Housing and Urban Development that would prohibit smoking in all public housing indoor areas was released last month for a 60-day public comment period, which has local housing authorities contemplating a balanc
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Dec 18, 2015 19:54
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[Illinois] Elgin City Council moves along smoking and tobacco use ban for parks

The Elgin City Council Wednesday night unanimously moved along an ordinance that would prohibit smoking and tobacco use of any sort in all city parks and recreation facilities with the exception of the city's three golf courses, the lawn at Festival Park
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 21, 2015 21:17
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