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[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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Illinois Senate votes to raise minimum age to buy cigarettes, vaping devices to 21

Chicago Tribune
added Apr 25, 2018 22:44
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Illinois Senate votes to raise age to buy tobacco to 21

The Senate voted 35-20 on Senate Bill 2332 which now goes to the House. The legislation would raise the age to legally buy tobacco to 21 across the state. Several cities around the state have voted to raise the age to buy tobacco locally. The Peoria Cit
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Apr 25, 2018 22:40
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[Illinois] Bolingbrook tobacco ordinance first in county

Following Bolingbrook’s lead, the Will County Board of Health is calling for more municipalities to pass a Tobacco 21 ordinance. In what is becoming a nationwide movement, Bolingbrook took steps to raise the age from 18 to 21 to buy smoking materials, e
Bugle Newspapers
added Apr 25, 2018 17:28

[Illinois] Peoria raises age to buy tobacco to 21

The legal age to buy tobacco products in Peoria is 21 following action taken by the Peoria City Council on Tuesday night... joined a number of other Illinois communities that require those purchasing tobacco to be 21, such as Evanston, Chicago, Napervill
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Apr 25, 2018 17:25

[Illinois] New Chicago Law Requires Health Warning Signs at Tobacco Dealers

The Windy City is the first in the nation to require tobacco health warning signs at the doors of all tobacco dealers. The measure, approved Wednesday by the Chicago City Council, also prohibits all free sampling of tobacco products. While fewer Chicago
WTTW (Chicago, IL)
added Apr 21, 2018 16:35

[Illinois] City Council requires warning signs about non-cigarette tobacco products

If Chicago teenagers succumb to the lure of e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and other tobacco products aside from cigarettes, it won’t be because they didn’t know about the health risks. It’ll be because they ignored those warnings. The City Council mad
Chicago Sun-Times
added Apr 19, 2018 19:12
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