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[Illinois] Barrington police: Numerous teens face charges for underage e-cigarette, tobacco possession

The following items were taken from Barrington, South Barrington and Barrington Hills police reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 17, 2017 21:38
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Gary Casinos May Ban Smoking

Dorothy Tucker has the battle of health versus wealth. The Majestic Star is Gary’s largest entertainment venue. It attracts 1.6 million visitors a year, employing 1,000 workers and pouring millions into the city’s tax coffers. But with a proposed ordina
CBS 2 Chicago
added Nov 17, 2017 19:15
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[Illinois] BROWN: Fast Eddie’s big secret still safe with him

information Vrdolyak made cash payments exceeding $1 million to unnamed “individuals and entities” in connection with his own unexplained payday in the state’s $9.3 billion tobacco lawsuit settlement. The implication was clear that authorities believe th
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 15, 2017 15:29
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[Illinois] Feds: Man threatened to make Vrdolyak’s secret deal ‘front page news’

It’s not clear how much money Vrdolyak made from the tobacco settlement. Federal prosecutors told a judge in 2010 that he “has a guaranteed income stream of $260,000 per year . . . until 2023 from tobacco-related litigation.” And Bhachu wrote that Vrdoly
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 14, 2017 03:21
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[Illinois] Several Rockford businesses in violation of tobacco laws

49 out of 164 businesses inspected were found to be in violation including... 29 businesses selling tobacco without a license. The city says these inspections help strengthen their ordinances and make our streets safer.
23 WIFR CBS (Rockford, IL)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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[Illinois, New Jersey] Raising Legal Age for Tobacco Products Spreads

As New Jersey officially raises the legal age for buying tobacco from 19 to 21 effective Nov. 1, a Chicago suburb is now considering ... So far, five states—California, Hawaii, Maine, New Jersey and Oregon—have changed the legal age to buy tobacco produc
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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[Illinois] Popularity of JUULs on campus is high despite ban

Despite anti-tobacco campaigns and a ban on campus, many students use JUULs, a small form of an e-cigarette. The tobacco industry heavily markets e-cigarettes as a cessation device, although they have not been approved by the FDA for this purpose, accordi
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Oct 23, 2017 20:23
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[Illinois] Smoking ban vexes Decatur public housing residents

Residents who live at Decatur Housing Authority properties will soon be barred from smoking there as part of a nationwide smoking ban for federally subsidized public housing, and local officials are bracing for blowback. While the ban will take effect n
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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[Illinois] LETTER: Bogus studies show lawsuit abuse

. A well-funded front group for tobacco, big oil, insurance, and pharmaceutical companies is behind an annual campaign aimed at sowing confusion and demonizing our civil justice system. “Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week” should be seen for what it really is:
Mount Vernon (IL) Register-News
added Oct 18, 2017 02:59
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: JUUL vapes are the 21st century cigarettes

Don’t be naive about e-cigarettes. Do your research and don’t assume they’re healthy for you just because “everyone’s doing it.” Looking “cool,” playing with a new gadget, fitting in with the crowd or getting a temporary high is not worth the money, add
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Oct 23, 2017 20:21
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