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AUDIO: Illinois Lawmakers, Public Health Officials, Denounce Tobacco 21 Veto

Public health advocates and some state lawmakers spurned Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s decision to veto a bill that would have raised the legal tobacco age to 21.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Aug 30, 2018 22:40
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[Illinois] Official: Fireworks, cigarettes may have caused deadly blaze

Investigators seeking the cause of Chicago’s deadliest fire in well over a decade were searching the porch area where the blaze started for evidence of fireworks, cigarettes or other smoking materials, a fire official said Monday.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2018 07:12
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Illinois Governor Vetoes Measure to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21, Forfeiting Opportunity to Save Lives, Help Kids

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto on Friday of legislation to raise Illinois’ tobacco sale age to 21 represents a terrible missed opportunity to protect young people from tobacco addiction and save lives. The main beneficiaries of his veto are tobacco companies th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 28, 2018 05:56
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[Illinois] Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoes bill that would have raised the legal age to buy cigarettes to 21

In his veto message, the Republican governor wrote that raising the minimum age to buy tobacco from 18 would “push residents to buy tobacco products from non-licensed vendors or in neighboring states.” “Smoking is detrimental to the health of Illinoisan
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 31, 2018 01:30
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[Illinois] Palatine considering banning vaping in indoor places

Citing health concerns, Palatine officials are exploring whether to have a local ban on vaping in indoor places along with boosting the legal age to buy such products in the village. In April, this unidentified 15-year-old high school student uses a vapi
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Aug 15, 2018 16:16
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[Illinois] Ban On Vaping Indoors In Public Eyed By Palatine

Vaping could face some new restrictions in Palatine as village officials consider possible ways to limit the habit because of health concerns. While no measures have been officially proposed, a ban on vaping indoors in public, as well as an increase in th
Patch.org
added Aug 15, 2018 16:15
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[Illinois] Hickory Hills Man Accused Of Carting Contraband Cigarettes

A Hickory Hills man was arrested after police found thousands of packs of contraband cigarettes in his Dodge Caravan during a traffic stop, prosecutors said. Imad Hamida, 28, appeared before Cook County Judge Michael Kane on a felony charge of possession
Patch.org
added Aug 8, 2018 01:26
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[Illinois] Kwame Raoul says he can't be bought by controversial tobacco executive donation

Raoul's Democratic opponents in the primary criticized him for taking $100,000 in donations from tobacco executive Don Levin. Levin, who also owns the Chicago Wolves, is fighting the state over money from the tobacco settlements. Raoul explained wh
OurQuadCities.com WHBF-TV/KGCW-TV/KJLB-TV (Rock Island,IL)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:19
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TUCCILLE: Cigarette Smuggling Keeps Illinois Residents in Affordable Smokes

Looking for a business opportunity that will turn a quick profit? Here's an idea: Load up a truck full of cigarettes in Missouri, drive them to neighboring Illinois, and watch the cash roll in from Prairie State smokers happy to find a respite from ruino
Reason Magazine
added Aug 1, 2018 16:44
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[Illinois] Smoking Ban 10 Years Later: More Acceptance, But Businesses Still Object

's been 10 years since Illinois went smoke-free in all public buildings, including bars and restaurants. GLT looks back at the arguments that were made for and against the indoor smoking ban to see if new data and the passage of time have changed anyone'
WGLT (Normal, IL)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:13
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