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[Illinois] Chicago Baseball Becomes Tobacco-Free; Wrigley Game Tomorrow is City’s Historic First

Smokeless tobacco manufacturers spent more than $500 million on marketing in 2013 (the most recent data available), driving home the message that teen boys cannot be real men unless they chew. The link between baseball and chewing tobacco reinforces this
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:44
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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, Indiana] Chicago's higher smoking age should light up Region smoke shop sales

July 1 was the busiest day K & D Smoke Shop in Hammond has had all year, said owner ... So many Illinois residents already drive to Indiana to buy cigarettes that the Region even has drive-through smoke shops, including a now-boarded up 24-hour tobacco s
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Jul 17, 2016 02:29
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[Illinois] Ban On Chewing Tobacco Takes Effect At Wrigley, US Cellular

When fans and players return from the All-Star break, they will be banned from using chewing tobacco in Chicago under a city ordinance that takes effect this week.
CBS 2 Chicago
added Jul 11, 2016 17:39
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[Illinois] Cars & Cigars benefits Special Olympics

Cars & Cigars, a car show sponsored by the Kildeer Police Department and Neumann's Cigars & More to benefit Special Olympics, will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 10, at Neumann's Cigars & More, 445 Robert Parker Coffin Road, Long Grove.
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Jul 8, 2016 12:37
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[Illinois] LEACHMAN: Chicago Enacts New Ordinance: Old Tobacco Legislation Goes Up in Smoke

we don't realize the damage being done to our communities by legislating financial ruin for small businesses, which have been the backbone of the American economy. There is some optimism among critics that the ordinance will not be able to stand. Accordi
ChicagoNow (blogs)
added Jul 6, 2016 02:00
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[Illinois] Smoke 'em ... if you can get 'em?

An ordinance raising the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21 took effect Friday, a move hailed by city officials as a boon to public health, criticized by some young people as an annoyance and denounced by one local liquor store owner as the reason he is s
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 5, 2016 17:43
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[Illinois] Smokers, businesses unhappy as age to buy tobacco rises to 21

Jourdin Burgess just bought enough tobacco to last her several months. The 20-year-old isn’t stockpiling for a tobacco shortage; she’s preparing for Chicago’s new tobacco regulations. The minimum age to buy tobacco products in Chicago will rise to 21 on
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jul 1, 2016 20:32
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Chicago poised to raise tobacco age to 21. Will Illinois follow?

The requirement goes into effect following a March decision by the Chicago City Council's approval of a plan to increase the legal age as well as to ban smokeless tobacco at sports stadiums and raise taxes on tobacco products other than cigarettes.
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 29, 2016 19:38
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[Illinois] AGE TO BUY TOBACCO IN CHICAGO GOING UP THIS WEEK

The city on Friday joins about 170 local jurisdictions around the country that have made the change, including New York City and Boston. Health advocates have pushed the policy to discourage teenagers from starting a harmful habit.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 29, 2016 19:37
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