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[Illinois] Senate advances ban on those under 21 buying tobacco

An Illinois Senate panel on Tuesday endorsed raising the age to buy tobacco in an effort the sponsor said is aimed at snuffing out teenage smoking. The Senate Public Health Committee voted 6-2 to prohibit the sale of tobacco or related products to anyone
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 00:46
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Illinois reignites debate on casino smoking

study in Illinois contending banning smoking in gambling establishments is not bad for business. But, how can this study be accurate when casino/resort operators uniformly say banning smoking has driven potential customers away and is prompting those smo
GamingToday
added Feb 6, 2018 16:57
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[Illinois] SKYE: Proposed smoking deregulation is unnecessary

Giving restaurant owners more freedom when it comes to their private property is a good thing but not when it comes at the expense of people’s health. By giving establishments the right to choose their outdoor smoking policy, Jacobson hopes more student
Northern Star (Northern Illinois U.)
added Feb 5, 2018 17:00
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[Illinois] Wrigley sues over vape flavor names it calls 'confusingly similar' to Skittles and Starburst

The trademark infringement lawsuit, filed this week in U.S. District Court in Chicago, alleges Florida-based Get Wrecked Juices is irreparably damaging Wrigley by selling “Pink Starburst” and “Skeetlez” vape flavors on its website. Starburst is a Wrigle
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 2, 2018 00:18
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[Illinois] Editorial: Raise the tobacco-buying age to 21

The legal age for buying alcohol is still 21 in the U.S. for the same reason that the tobacco age should be: protecting the health of young people and helping them avoid terrible decisions that they and their families will regret for decades to come.
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 3, 2018 00:02
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As Smoke-free Illinois turns 10, lawmakers propose raising age for tobacco sales to 21 statewide

A proposal pushed by Democratic lawmakers would make 21 the legal purchase age statewide. The premise of the law is simple: Teens and young adults are likely to quit smoking, or never start, if they have to ask those 21 and older to buy cigarettes for t
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 31, 2018 03:58
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Dispute Over Smoking Ban’s Impact on Illinois Casinos

Tobacco Control...released a study stating that Illinois’s gambling venues have suffered no negative impact...casino officials...have disputed the validity of the methods used in the study, stating that a decline was recorded in casino revenues following
OnlinePoker.net
added Jan 31, 2018 03:52
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Effect of Illinois smoke-free law on casino revenue is topic of dispute

The Illinois law that banned smoking in casinos hasn’t negatively impacted casino numbers and dollars, according to a new study in the journal Tobacco Control. At the same time, casino officials in Illinois disagree with the study’s methods and say revenu
Reuters
added Jan 29, 2018 18:38
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[Illinois] It looks like Ruiz was wrong about Raoul

Ruiz charged that at a forum with the Chicago Sun-Times this month, Raoul had defended taking the tobacco industry money by saying he’d had the contributions approved by the attorney general’s office. Raoul repeatedly disputed having said that.
CapitolFax.com (Rich Miller blog)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:29
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[Illinois] Smoking out the truth in Big Tobacco fight in AG’s race: Sun-Times transcript

State Sen. Kwame Raoul is calling a fellow Democratic candidate for attorney general a “serial liar” for contending that Raoul said the attorney general’s office had approved his campaign contributions from Big Tobacco. The testy exchange happened during
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jan 25, 2018 21:59
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