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[Illinois] Vrdolyak says he wrote note to inform then-AG Jim Ryan of his big-money deal

Spevack went on to name the three witnesses. Among them is Ryan, who is being pulled into a case that revolves around a deal Vrdolyak cut to get a massive piece of Illinois’ $9.3 billion legal settlement with tobacco companies in the 1990s.
Chicago Sun-Times
added May 23, 2018 22:00
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[Illinois] MORITA: Chicago health commissioner: Big Tobacco is targeting our youth and we must stop them

City Council passed an ordinance to require tobacco dealers to post warning signs at their doors about the health risks of e-cigarettes and other...understanding that e-cigarettes, also known as vaping products, are the latest effort by Big Tobacco to get
The Hill
added Jul 5, 2018 15:30

Illinois banned smoking in businesses 10 years ago. Here's what owners and smokers have learned

there’s been a 20.5 percent decrease in hospitalizations for conditions aggravated by secondhand smoke -- like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart attacks -- according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. The youth smoking rate
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added May 19, 2018 19:03

[Illinois] Smoking part of hanging out, 'vaping' becoming more popular than cigarettes

Illinois is looking to become the sixth state to change the purchase age. In the meantime, 16 Illinois cities, including Chicago and Peoria, have already made the legal age 21. This project is the result of work by daily newspapers in the GateHouse Wester
Pekin (IL) Times
added May 14, 2018 01:59
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[Illinois] Washington high school students agree with City Council, ‘pass’ Tobacco 21 ordinance

That’s one store’s reaction to Washington City Council’s passage April 2 of an ordinance that raised the age to purchase tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in the city from 18 to 21. Twenty-two Washington Community High School students discussed
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added May 11, 2018 03:02

[Illinois] Durbin Wants To Snuff Out Kid-Oriented Marketing Of E-Cigarettes

Flanked by doctors and public health officials, the senior Democratic senator from Illinois said he wants to ban flavored e-cigarette products and standardize regulations on how e-cigs are sold — including where and the minimum age of customers.
WNIJ - WNIU (DeKalb, IL)
added May 3, 2018 19:23

[Illinois] Tobacco ordinance to crack down on e-cigarette use

City Council unanimously passed an ordinance April 18, to require all stores selling tobacco products to post signs on their doors warning of the dangers of tobacco products. The ordinance would also prohibit sampling of tobacco products, according to Ci
Columbia Chronicle (Columbia College Chicago)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:55

[Illinois] Batavia aldermen to consider Tobacco 21 plan

The Batavia City Council is considering a proposal to raise the legal age to 21 for the purchase of tobacco in the community. Fifth Ward Alderman Lucy Thelin Atac is advocating for an ordinance to increase the minimum age for buying tobacco and vaping pr
Kane Co (IL) Chronicle
added May 1, 2018 04:35

[Illinois] Editorial: Raise the age to buy tobacco and vaping products

The Illinois Senate has approved a measure on a 35-20 vote; the proposal now moves to the House. We urge lawmakers to vote yes, and Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign the bill into law. This is not a Nanny State overreach into the personal habits of Illinoisans.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 28, 2018 15:42

[Illinois] Elgin considers raising age to buy tobacco products to 21

Elgin will look into joining a growing list of towns that have raised the minimum age for the purchase of tobacco from 18 to 21. By a 9 - 0 vote, the Elgin City Council Wednesday requested information on what other municipalities do and asked staff memb
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 27, 2018 17:57
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