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[Illinois] Palatine Approves Ban On E-Cigarette Smoking In Public Places

Starting next year, Palatine residents and visitors won’t be able to smoke e-cigarettes in restaurants, office buildings and other public places where smoking of regular cigarettes isn’t allowed.
Journal & Topics Newspapers ( Des Plaines, IL)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:48
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[Illinois] Cheers & Cheers

Cheers to East Moline for moving toward snuffing out smoking in its city parks. On Tuesday, the city council directed city staff to create a smoke-free parks ordinance.
The Dispatch
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02

[Illinois, Massachusetts] Two States Wrestle With Tobacco-Buying Age

27 state legislatures have considered bills on the legal age to purchase tobacco products. Of those states, only the Illinois and Massachusetts state legislatures passed an age-21-to-purchase bill. The Massachusetts bill was signed into law and goes into
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:58

[Illinois] Pat Martin, dead at 93, helped create iconic ‘You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby’ ads

Pat Martin is credited with coining a famed advertising slogan that dressed up smoking in a kicky, 1960s-print pantsuit and captured the zeitgeist of the era’s women’s liberation movement...Virginia Slims became a big-money sponsor of women’s tennis
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 31, 2018 12:05

[Illinois] Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoes bill that would have raised the legal age to buy cigarettes to 21

In his veto message, the Republican governor wrote that raising the minimum age to buy tobacco from 18 would “push residents to buy tobacco products from non-licensed vendors or in neighboring states.” “Smoking is detrimental to the health of Illinoisan
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 31, 2018 01:30

AUDIO: Illinois Lawmakers, Public Health Officials, Denounce Tobacco 21 Veto

Public health advocates and some state lawmakers spurned Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s decision to veto a bill that would have raised the legal tobacco age to 21.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Aug 30, 2018 22:40
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[Illinois] Official: Fireworks, cigarettes may have caused deadly blaze

Investigators seeking the cause of Chicago’s deadliest fire in well over a decade were searching the porch area where the blaze started for evidence of fireworks, cigarettes or other smoking materials, a fire official said Monday.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2018 07:12

Illinois Governor Vetoes Measure to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21, Forfeiting Opportunity to Save Lives, Help Kids

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto on Friday of legislation to raise Illinois’ tobacco sale age to 21 represents a terrible missed opportunity to protect young people from tobacco addiction and save lives. The main beneficiaries of his veto are tobacco companies th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 28, 2018 05:56
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[Illinois] Palatine considering banning vaping in indoor places

Citing health concerns, Palatine officials are exploring whether to have a local ban on vaping in indoor places along with boosting the legal age to buy such products in the village. In April, this unidentified 15-year-old high school student uses a vapi
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Aug 15, 2018 16:16

[Illinois] Ban On Vaping Indoors In Public Eyed By Palatine

Vaping could face some new restrictions in Palatine as village officials consider possible ways to limit the habit because of health concerns. While no measures have been officially proposed, a ban on vaping indoors in public, as well as an increase in th
added Aug 15, 2018 16:15
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