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[Illinois] AUDIO: Durbin and Cicilline: Tobacco farms are no place for kids

On World Day Against Child Labor, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative David Cicilline (D-RI) reintroduced legislation to protect child laborers from the dangers of exposure to tobacco plants, which can include acute nicotine poisoning
RiverBender.com
added Jun 14, 2017 19:13
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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel Accepts National Award Recognizing City's Health Policies

The Emanuel Administration has stood strong supporting initiatives that improve youth health like implementing the toughest, most comprehensive anti-smoking strategy in the country, instituting the highest cigarette tax in the country, and raising the ag
City of Chicago
added May 24, 2017 03:08
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[Illinois] KAUFMANN: C is for Cigarettes

In the spirit of gratitude (and needing a topic for today's blog), I give you the top five reasons I’m glad I quit: 1) The MONEY, honey cigarettes1When I quit smoking in 2002, I think cigarettes were $6 a pack. A carton cost approximately $50. I was sp
ChicagoNow (blogs)
added May 19, 2017 21:04
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[Illinois] Kane County considering change in age to buy tobacco

Kane County officials may follow the example of communities to the east in requiring residents to be at least 21 years old to purchase tobacco products. The county board's public health committee gave a preliminary thumbs-up to the idea Wednesday. Micha
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added May 18, 2017 08:49
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[Illinois] Two men admit smuggling in the largest load of untaxed tobacco in Minnesota history

Two Illinois men accused of smuggling in the largest load of untaxed tobacco in Minnesota history have pleaded guilty to felony charges. Mohammad Abdul Majid and Iman Ugurlu, both of Bridgeview, Ill., admitted Wednesday in Washington County District Cour
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 13, 2017 01:43
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[Illinois] Swedish Snus Store Opens Pop-Up Shop In Lincoln Park

The Swedish Snus Store has opened in a small storefront at 840 W. Armitage Ave. It's expected to be open through October. "It's a pop-up store, but we look at it more as a flagship for our brand," said Mike Dean, spokesman for the Swedish Match parent c
DNAinfo
added May 13, 2017 01:45
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[Illinois] Glen Oak Towers Fire Death Result of Lit Cigarette

A man who died in the fire last month at Glen Oak Tower in Peoria was asleep, when a lit cigarette incinerated his couch and the rest of his one-bedroom apartment... the entire 12th floor is undergoing renovation.
WCBU - Peoria (IL) Public Radio
added May 11, 2017 20:02
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[Illinois] What Lincoln Park has now: Its own snus shop

Swedish Match, a manufacturer of General Snus and tobacco products, has opened a first-of-its-kind shop in Lincoln Park. The 1,000-square-foot space at 840 W. Armitage Ave. offers six varieties of Swedish snus, a moistened smokeless and spitless tobacco
Crain's Chicago Business
added May 9, 2017 16:48
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[Illinois, Missouri] Ukrainian National Sentenced for Contraband Cigarettes

Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Ukrainian national was sentenced in federal court today for transporting thousands of cartons of cigarettes from Missouri to Chicago, Ill., in order to avoid payi
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:15
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[Illinois] Things may get even worse for ‘Fast Eddie’ Vrdolyak, lawyers hint

A grand jury hit Vrdolyak, 79, last November with a 19-page federal indictment that outlined his role in a scheme to pocket millions of dollars from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vr
Chicago Sun-Times
added Apr 6, 2017 02:03
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