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[Illinois] VIDEO: Tobacco-Buying Age Increases To 21 In Chicago This Week

Mayor Emanuel’s office says this is a good thing for Chicago’s young people, but some believe it’s bad for Chicago businesses. Rob Karr, president of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, says raising the tobacco-buying age will simply push people
CBS 2 Chicago
added Jun 29, 2016 19:39
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Chicago poised to raise tobacco age to 21. Will Illinois follow?

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.
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 29, 2016 19:38
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[Illinois] AGE TO BUY TOBACCO IN CHICAGO GOING UP THIS WEEK

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 29, 2016 19:37
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[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
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jun 28, 2016 23:55
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Jim Dey: High court extinguishes Illinois tobacco case

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
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Jun 26, 2016 19:52
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[Illinois] Supreme Court Officially Ends Price 'Light' Case

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
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 23, 2016 21:39
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[Illinois] Updates on Chicago Lawsuit and California Tobacco Sales Ban Bill

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
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 23, 2016 03:37
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[Illinois] Altria Stock Hits New Highs After Supreme Court Win

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.
Motley Fool
added Jun 22, 2016 18:47
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[Illinois] Letter: Golf course smoking policy leaves diners feeling burned

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
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 21, 2016 16:05
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[Illinois] Supreme Court rejects challenge to decision throwing out tobacco judgment

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
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2016 11:17
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