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[Illinois] End of the road for Price v. Philip Morris

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined attorney Stephen Tillery's petition for review in the 15-year-old Price v. Philip Morris case. An announcement was made this morning by the high court, and it means that all legal challenges have been exhausted in att
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jun 20, 2016 19:52
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Supreme Court rejects appeal from Illinois smokers

The justices did not comment in leaving in place an Illinois Supreme Court ruling in favor of the cigarette maker. The smokers objected to the participation of state Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier, who they said benefited from tobacco money in his
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2016 19:15
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[Illinois] Chicago Baseball Becomes Tobacco-Free; Wrigley Game Friday is City’s Historic First

’s time for Major League Baseball and its players to set the right example for our kids and promptly agree to prohibit smokeless tobacco use at all Major League ballparks. With a growing number of Major League cities becoming tobacco-free, the only questi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 16, 2016 19:10
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PRICE v PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

it is highly unlikely that the Illinois Supreme Court would have silently accepted Justice Karmeier’s judgment that he was unbiased had it had the benefit of this Court’s decision in Williams.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 16, 2016 14:32
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[Illinois] LETTER: A Property Manager’s Perspective: Smoke-Free Housing Protects Your Investment and Your Residents

The safety of our residents at Oak Park Apartments is among our top priorities... Our company and our residents have experienced tremendous benefits from going smoke-free. Our no-smoking rule has saved us thousands of dollars when it comes to property da
Chicago Defender
added Jun 16, 2016 13:52
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[Illinois] Case Information Summary for Case Number 2016-L-050356: IWAN RIES CO v. CITY CHICAGO

Activity Date: 6/2/2016 Participant: IWAN RIES CO FILE AMENDMENT OR ADDITIONAL OR AMENDED PLEADINGS - ALLOWED -
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 10, 2016 21:32
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[Illinois] Group Of Stores, Associations File Suit To Stop New Taxes On Tobacco Products ($$)

A group of tobacco stores and merchant associations on May 31 filed suit and a motion for an emergency junction against the City of Chicago, hoping to stop the city from imposing a new tax on tobacco products
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 10, 2016 21:02
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[Illinois] SCOTUS ruling could impact tobacco case

the company “completely glosses over the direct parallel between Williams and Justice Karmeier’s statements: both involved election campaign speeches, both expressed an attitude toward one side on an issue implicated in litigation, and both expressed a vi
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Jun 10, 2016 01:47
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[Illinois] IWAN RIES & CO. LEADS LAWSUIT TO BLOCK CHICAGO TOBACCO TAX INCREASE

On Tuesday, a group led by historic Chicago cigar retailer Iwan Ries & Co. filed a legal challenge to the city of Chicago’s pending tobacco tax increase, asserting that the increase is in violation of state law. The store is joined by the National Asso
HalfWheel
added Jun 2, 2016 19:39
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[Illinois] 159-year-old tobacco shop alleges new city tax illegal

The self-proclaimed oldest tobacco shop in the country has filed a motion for injunctive relief against the city, alleging a yet-to-be-enacted tobacco tax violates state law. Iwan Ries & Co., a 159-year-old purveyor of pipes and cigars at 19 S. Wabash,
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jun 2, 2016 11:00
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