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[Illinois] Officials to mull e-cigarette regulations

Naperville officials will take up vaping next week. The City Council is scheduled to consider proposed regulations that would expand the definition of tobacco products to include vapor-based alternative nicotine products, sometimes called electronic ciga
Chicago Tribune
added May 16, 2015 10:28
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[Illinois] Smoke Free Task Force

 Western Illinois University has begun to make a step toward being a smoke-free university. In accordance with state legislation, all state universities must be smoke-free starting July 1, 2015.  Last year, the Illinois General Assembly passed legislatio
Western Courier (Western Illinois U., Macomb, IL)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:32
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Updated: Illinois Tobacco Quitline closes amid grant suspensions

This screengrab taken in the morning on April 17 from, the website for the Illinois Tobacco Quitline, displays a message explaining that "Quitline funding has been suspended due to budget cuts."
The Southern Illinoisan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:42
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Quit smoking hotline snuffed out because of cuts

Illinois Tobacco Quitline also took a financial hit. Last year, it answered more than 90,000 calls. But now, those calls will go unanswered. The governor's office says it's just temporary and they would like to restore the funding in July when the next f
WCIA (Champaign, IL)
added Apr 18, 2015 11:46
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[Illinois] Possession of e-cigarettes by minors prohibited in Cary

E-cigarettes now are considered a tobacco product for the purposes of the village’s municipal code, after an ordinance to amend the code passed in a recent 3-2 vote, Village Administrator Chris Clark said. Cary Police Chief Pat Finlon, who authored the
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:49
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[Illinois] Ordinance change: Skokie adopts ban of e-cigarettes in public places Electronic cigarette

Electronic cigarettes and other "e-smoking" products have been added to Skokie's ordinance prohibiting smoking in public places. Representatives of Skokie's Health Department and Board of Health indicated that other measures, including an increase in th
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 10, 2015 02:01
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[Illinois] No more smoking on Elgin Community College campus

a new rule went into effect banning smoking even in Elgin Community College's outdoor areas. Smoking now will be allowed only by people inside cars parked in Parking Lots A, H and J who have their doors and sunroofs closed and their windows rolled up, or
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 1, 2015 11:19
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[Illinois] ARCHIVE: Karmeier confident he will be retained

advertisements specifically contended that Karmeier overturned nine-figure settlements in the Philip Morris and State Farm suits just a few years after those companies channeled more than $4 million into Karmeier’s contentious 2004 election bid for Illino
The Southern Illinoisan
added Feb 10, 2015 19:18
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[Illinois] Tolono parks will soon be smoke-free

Park district officials voted to ban smoking in all village parks in Tolono starting Jan. 1, 2015, in an effort to protect health, comfort and environment. Starting next year, it will be illegal to smoke in any enclosed park facility or on any public par
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Nov 21, 2014 12:45
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VIDEO: Evanston Becomes First Illinois City To Raise Cigarette-Buying Age To 21

If you have to be 21 to buy a drink, do you need to be the same age to buy cigarettes? One community in Illinois thinks so. Health experts are hoping Evanston won’t be the last. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
CBS 2 Chicago
added Nov 10, 2014 21:14
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