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[Illinois] Arlington Heights set to ban tobacco sales to those under 21

Arlington Heights is set to join a growing list of suburban communities that ban the sale of tobacco to those under 21, after a discussion by village trustees Monday. The village's advisory board of health in June recommended increasing the minimum age fr
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Dec 11, 2018 22:28

[Illinois] Lake Zurich raises age of tobacco sales to 21

The village of Lake Zurich became the 28th municipality in the state to raise the age to purchase cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21 Monday night. The village board unanimously approved the plan, which was endorsed by the Lake Zur
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Dec 4, 2018 15:50

Illinois House snuffs out effort to raise tobacco, vaping purchage age to 21

Efforts to raise the age to 21 to legally buy tobacco in the state failed in the Illinois House Wednesday. The House only mustered 62 votes in the effort to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of the legislation known as Tobacco 21. Seventy-one votes were
The Daily Vidette (ISU, Illinois State University)
added Dec 1, 2018 22:03

[Illinois] Survey finds surge in teen e-cigarette usage

A recent survey done by the School of Social Work found the number of teenage electronic cigarette users has soared in the last two years. This finding comes shortly after the FDA recently declared e-cigarette use an epidemic. The Illinois Youth Survey
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Dec 1, 2018 16:25
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Tobacco 21 bill short on override votes in Illinois

added Nov 29, 2018 12:35

Illinois keeps smoking age at 18 after House fails to override Rauner’s veto

The state House on Wednesday voted 62-45 in an attempt to override a veto of a bill to raise the smoking age to 21. However, the House was short of the 71 votes needed to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto.
Belleville (IL) News-Democrat
added Nov 28, 2018 23:50
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[Illinois] Tobacco 21 bill override falling short

The Senate was able to get enough votes to pass a bill banning anyone under 21 from getting tobacco and vaping products, but there might not be enough votes in the House to get the bill passed over the governor’s veto. Lawmakers returned to Springfield
Jacksonville (IL) Journal-Courier
added Nov 28, 2018 22:37
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[Illinois] Juul sues Chicago-area companies for allegedly selling 'copycat' e-cigarette cartridges

has filed patent infringement lawsuits against several Chicago-area companies for allegedly manufacturing, importing and selling cheaper copycat cartridges for use with its system. The Juul-compatible products, which the company alleges violate a number
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 28, 2018 22:01

[Illinois] EDITORIAL: A great way to push cigarettes out of teens' reach

Illinois lawmakers voted to hike the legal age to buy tobacco or e-cigarette products to 21. We applauded loudly. Unfortunately, Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed...The Senate has voted to override Rauner’s veto ...House members are expected to take it up. We urge
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 28, 2018 00:14

[Illinois] Chicago goes after big tobacco, e-cigarettes

City attorneys filed a lawsuit Nov. 13... Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Commissioner Rosa Escareno said her agency observed tobacco sales earlier this summer and launched a sting operation in October targeting companies marketing and selling t
Columbia Chronicle (Columbia College Chicago)
added Nov 27, 2018 04:08
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