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[Illinois] Council ends ‘tough year’ with concessions, controversy—and Cubs

By a vote of 31 to 14, the Council lifted Chicago’s 3-year-old ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes within 500 feet of elementary schools...argued that the protective bubble imposed in 2013 — five times the previous radius — became a moot point after th
Chicago Sun-Times
added Dec 16, 2016 21:23
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[Illinois] Local housing authorities tasked with enforcing smoking ban

learned last week they have a daunting task ahead of them — ensuring their buildings and perimeters are smoke-free in little more than 18 months’ time. “It’s going to be a challenge for us to enforce it,” said Greg Denton, executive director of the Alton
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Dec 15, 2016 11:10
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[Illinois] Chicago Softens Tobacco Flavor Ban

Rahm Emanuel reportedly supported a proposal to allow the sale of products such as menthol cigarettes and candy-flavored cigars within 500 feet of grade schools, according to the Chicago Tribune. Alderman subsequently approved the amended rule.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 19, 2016 23:09
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[Illinois] LOCAL CORRUPTION HITS CHICAGO, SUBURBS AND DOWNSTATE COMMUNITIES

The indictment charges Vrdolyak, who turns 79 next month, with impeding the IRS and tax evasion. He faces a maximum of eight years in prison for allegedly trying to help his co-defendant, attorney Daniel Soso of Alsip, dodge federal income taxes.
Illinois Policy
added Dec 5, 2016 22:38
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[UK, California, Illinois, New York] E-Cigarettes Escape Stricter Labeling

The FDA, pursuant to the authority it possesses under the TCA, has promulgated a labeling requirement that applies to e-cigarettes. Therefore, state labeling requirements that apply to e-cigarettes that are “different from, or in addition to” the FDA’s re
Lexology (uk)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:48
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[Illinois] Ex-Chicago Alderman Pleads Not Guilty To Hiding Atty Fees ($$)

Former Chicago Alderman Edward Vrdolyak appeared in Illinois federal court Tuesday to plead not guilty to charges he helped an attorney hide his cut of attorneys’ fees the pair received from a $9.3 billion settlement between the state of Illinois and seve
Law360
added Nov 24, 2016 15:08
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[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cig Users Fight To Reinstate Suit Over Danger Warning ($$)

Reynolds American Inc., Fontem US Inc. and others — all of which make and market e-cigarettes under the brand name BLU — were accused by California, Illinois and New York residents of violating those states’ laws by advertising their products as healthy
Law360
added Nov 24, 2016 00:48
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[Illinois] Former Ald. Vrdolyak pleads not guilty to tax charges

Former Chicago Ald. Edward Vrdolyak pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges alleging he obstructed an IRS investigation into a secret deal he cut in the 1990s to pocket millions of dollars from the massive tobacco lawsuit settlement without doing any work.
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 23, 2016 13:29
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[Illinois] Cigarette smugglers taking advantage of Missouri’s low tax rate

Smugglers are making thousands of dollars just by driving cigarettes from St. Louis to Chicago because tax rates make one pack of cigarettes $6 more expensive in The Windy City. Fox 2 News recently followed a suspected cigarette smuggler in north St. Lou
KTVI myfox St. Louis (MO)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:55
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[California, Illinois, New York] IN RE FONTEM US, INC. CONSUMER CLASS ACTION LITIGATION: PLAINTIFFS’ MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORT OF MOTION FOR CLARIFICATION OR RECONSIDERATION . . . (PDF)

Plaintiffs respectfully submit that clarification is necessary to address an internal contradiction in the Order concerning preemption by the FDA’s Final Rule Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act as Amende
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 24, 2016 00:53
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