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Central Illinois Officials Push for E-Cigarettes Bans

Central Illinois health officials are urging restaurants, bars and others businesses to voluntarily adopt bans on the use of electronic cigarettes on their premises. The (Champaign) News-Gazette cites the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District as saying
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 10, 2017 16:55
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[Illinois] ***CONSUMER ALERT*** MADIGAN: DON’T FALL FOR TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT SCAMS

Madigan’s office is receiving an increase in calls from consumers who report receiving emails or seeing online advertisements touting consumers’ ability to receive payments under the settlement. Madigan said the settlement does not provide consumer resti
Illinois Attorney General
added Jul 7, 2017 16:09
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[Illinois] Letter: Watch your butts; keep R.I. parks beautiful

The Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department has committed to placing signs around playgrounds in most of the city’s parks to bring awareness of smoking around children. The aim of the initiative is to encourage a smoke-free surrounding for children o
The Dispatch
added Jul 3, 2017 14:51
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[Illinois] Vaping on the rise but no clear proof it's safe, experts say

Registered nurse Angie Grossman, a smoking cessation instructor who works with Edward Hospital in Naperville, said she's not convinced. Grossman said that despite claims that vaping is safer than regular cigarette smoking, the number of toxic chemicals
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 3, 2017 13:41
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[Illinois] E-cigarette battery explosion hurts man, his marriage: lawsuit

A married Plainfield couple is suing two Joliet vape shops, alleging batteries purchased there for an e-cigarette exploded and caught fire in the husband's pants pockets, leaving him with second and third-degree burns and hurting their love life.
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 29, 2017 05:30
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[Illinois] Vernon Hills may be next to raise age to buy tobacco to 21

The village board has directed an ordinance be drafted for official action to reflect that change and update the definition of tobacco products to include e-cigarettes. Raising the age to possess tobacco products was considered during a discussion Tue
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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[Illinois] Vernon Hills plans to raise age for tobacco sales to 21

After a long discussion Tuesday night, Vernon Hills village trustees say they're committed to becoming the fourth Lake County community to raise the age limit on tobacco sales to 21. Officials from the Lake County Health Department, Stevenson High Schoo
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 23, 2017 01:26
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[Illinois] Lincolnshire increases age requirement to buy cigarettes to 21

You now must be 21 to buy cigarettes or other tobacco products in Lincolnshire. The village board voted Monday to increase the minimum age from 18.
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Jun 13, 2017 08:20
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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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