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[Illinois] Chicago suburb raises legal age to buy tobacco to 21

Highland Park, located north of Chicago, is the first community in Lake County to increase the minimum age from 18. Several other Illinois communities, including Chicago, already have done so. The new ordinance takes effect in Highland Park on Jan. 1.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27

[Illinois] Man admits buying cigarettes in Missouri to sell in Chicago

A citizen of Ukraine who lived in Chicago admitted that he transported thousands of cartons of cigarettes from northwest Missouri to Chicago to avoid paying excise taxes. Federal prosecutors say 32-year-old Yevhen Sychikov pleaded guilty Thursday to inte
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27


Mazen M. Nassar, 38, of Orland Park, was charged with sales tax evasion of over $100,000, a Class 1 felony punishable by four to 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC); money laundering of over $10,000, a Class 2 felony punishable by t
Illinois Attorney General
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27

[Illinois] Proposed tobacco tax hike goes to Missouri Supreme Court

Attorneys trying to get the measure off the ballot argued language used to describe the measure to petition signers was misleading. But attorney Jane Dueker, who represents the group Raise Your Hand for Kids that's pushing the cigarette tax hike, said v
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 15, 2016 23:55

[Illinois] Malia Obama Makes a Statement Wearing a ‘Smoking Kills’ T-shirt

First daughter Malia Obama knows how to make a fashion statement — literally. Just weeks after a video surfaced online of the 18-year-old appearing to smoke a joint at the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago, Malia rocked a T-shirt bearing the phrase
added Sep 6, 2016 21:51

[Illinois] Man charged with possession of contraband cigarettes

Ishkirat is accused of possessing 449 packs of Newport cigarettes and 210 grams worth of K2 synthetic marijuana packets in the truck of a car reported stolen to Chicago police that he was driving, prosecutors said.
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 30, 2016 22:29

[Illinois] There's no smoke in hotel room, so what's this $250 charge?

I happen to agree with Marriott's nonsmoking policy. Certainly, a hotel guest has the right to smoke, but if you've ever stayed in a hotel where the previous guest smoked in the room, you know that the stench of tobacco lingers for days and gets into you
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 28, 2016 20:14

[Illinois] Some bars continue to allow smoking indoors

In the bars in Du Quoin where it is allowed, or at least not stopped, those who frequent them understand that some might desire to smoke and do...he added, any publication about smoking in bars will be detrimental for that business community in Du Quoin
The Southern Illinoisan
added Aug 20, 2016 20:17

[California, Illinois] BRIANT: Tobacco Battleground: Local, State Case Studies

The new battleground for restrictive tobacco proposals has shifted to the local level, with hundreds of restrictions and bans already being proposed this year. But the war over tobacco sales continues to be fought on the state level, as well. Prime exam
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 19, 2016 10:41

[Illinois] Did Malia Obama smoke MARIJUANA at Lollapalooza? Shocking video shows the president's eldest daughter puffing on a suspicious cigarette

Malia Obama has been accused of smoking marijuana after a video of her puffing on a suspicious cigarette was released. The president's eldest daughter was seen inhaling from the cigarette during the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2016 14:32
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