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[Illinois] Bourbonnais parks going smoke free

For park-goers, the decision to quit just got a little easier. The Bourbonnais Township Park District has announced a new ban on smoking and tobacco products on all its properties, including Diamond Point, Perry Farm and Whispering Willows.
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 17:12
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[Illinois] Public housing to be smoke-free

Of the Housing Authority of the City of Danville’s 1,196 residents, 646 are children and are part of a focus of a new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development smoke-free rule to provide a healthier living environment. Late last year, HUD Secreta
Danville (IL) Commercial-News
added Jan 11, 2017 21:10
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[Illinois] Local housing authorities tasked with enforcing smoking ban

learned last week they have a daunting task ahead of them — ensuring their buildings and perimeters are smoke-free in little more than 18 months’ time. “It’s going to be a challenge for us to enforce it,” said Greg Denton, executive director of the Alton
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Dec 15, 2016 11:10
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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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