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[Illinois] Raoul rivals call for him to return $100K in tobacco money

Rivals of Democratic attorney general hopeful Kwame Raoul are ripping his decision to accept $100,000 in donations from companies controlled by a tobacco mogul, after the tobacco firms repeatedly clashed with the attorney general's office over payments u
Crain's Chicago Business
added Dec 22, 2017 01:38
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Tobacco mogul stokes Raoul's bid for Illinois AG

Sen. Kwame Raoul of Chicago...has received 10 contributions of $10,000 each from companies operated by Don Levin. Levin's Top Tobacco is one of the parties to the national pact that Madigan enforces and oversees here in Illinois. Madigan's office confirm
Crain's Chicago Business
added Dec 22, 2017 01:33
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[Illinois] John Roska: No right to smoke-free environment when renting

A: The news is not good for nonsmokers. In general, there's no right to a smoke-free environment in rental housing. That's changing in public housing, where Uncle Sam is the landlord. HUD has been encouraging smoke-free housing for years, and will requi
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Dec 4, 2017 14:52
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[Illinois] New E-cig popular among teens

It looks and feels just like a USB flash drive, but more and more students are using it to get high. It's called the "JUUL",and some convenience store clerks say they can hardly keep the devices in stock. Public health officials say this device is so po
WCIA (Champaign, IL)
added Nov 30, 2017 06:31
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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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