Headlines Tagged with Illinois — 6,271 headlines found
The requirement goes into effect following a March decision by the Chicago City Council's approval of a plan to increase the legal age as well as to ban smokeless tobacco at sports stadiums and raise taxes on tobacco products other than cigarettes.
Jun 29, 2016 Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 29, 2016 19:38
The city on Friday joins about 170 local jurisdictions around the country that have made the change, including New York City and Boston. Health advocates have pushed the policy to discourage teenagers from starting a harmful habit.
Jun 29, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 29, 2016 19:37
[Illinois] REEG: From injustice to justice: Lessons learned from the Madison County tobacco litigation
the employer of thousands of citizens, spent millions in fees and expenses on the case...having that money available for salaries and benefits for its employees, other benefits for its customers or the public, charitable causes and other good deeds. The p
Jun 28, 2016 Madison County (IL) Record
added Jun 28, 2016 23:55
Plaintiffs' lawyer Stephen Tillery said the court's action was "obviously disappointing" but that his investment of time and money was worth it. "... the case was socially significant and brought into public view facts that needed to be revealed," he sa
Jun 26, 2016 Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Jun 26, 2016 19:52
After 16 years, the Price v. Philip Morris Inc. “light” case has officially come to a close. On June 20, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court declined the plaintiffs’ petition to review a 2015 decision by the Illinois Supreme Court not to reinstate the original m
Jun 23, 2016 Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 23, 2016 21:39
NATO is engaging its retail members to oppose California Senate Bill 1400, which bans the sale of tobacco products in all convenience stores, grocery stores, liquor stores, gas stations and drug stores as of Jan. 1, 2019. This is a first-of-its-kind proh
Jun 22, 2016 Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 23, 2016 03:37
Investors applauded the favorable ruling, sending the stock to new heights. Let's take a closer look at Price v. Philip Morris and the implications of the recent decision from the highest court in the nation.
Jun 22, 2016 Motley Fool
added Jun 22, 2016 18:47
Glenview residents and their guests cannot enjoy the beautiful setting and delicious food unless they also enjoy exposure to the secondhand smoke of other diners, primarily golfers. The board did recently revise the policy, but did not revise it to inclu
Jun 21, 2016 Chicago Tribune
added Jun 21, 2016 16:05
Plaintiffs in the case said Lloyd Karmeier, an elected member of the Illinois Supreme Court, should have stepped aside because he made statements during his 2014 election campaign criticizing the judgment and had received campaign contributions from a gr
Jun 20, 2016 Reuters
added Jun 21, 2016 11:17
declined to review the rejection of a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris USA over cigarette labeling, shooting down a request by a class of smokers claiming that a biased Illinois high court justice shouldn’t have been involved in axing...
Jun 19, 2016 Law360
added Jun 20, 2016 21:01