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[Illinois] Coloma parks go smoke-free

A tobacco-free initiative targeting the Coloma Township Park District came to a successful conclusion Tuesday. The district’s board of commissioners, by a vote of 4 to 0, approved an ordinance banning cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and electronic cigarett
Sauk Valley (IL) Newspapers
added Aug 10, 2016 17:57

[Illinois] Businessman acquitted in attack on longtime judge in Daley Plaza

Judge James Obbish appeared to blame Judge Arnette Hubbard for failing to move after David Nicosia complained about her smoking near him as they both stood in Daley Plaza in July 2014. The judge also questioned Hubbard's credibility after she presented
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 5, 2016 20:04

[Illinois] Man acquitted of hate crime and spitting, slapping black judge

A Cook County judge on Wednesday acquitted an Edgewater man...She should have moved when Nicosia told her that she was being rude for smoking so close to him while he was on a conference call on a nearby bench, the judge said. But Obbish also said he wa
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 5, 2016 20:03

[Illinois] 7 Takeaways From Day 1 of the Total Nicotine Conference

the first day of the event began with a presentation by NATO’s executive director Thomas Briant on federal, state and local tobacco regulations. Rajeev Sharma...followed with a presentation on the shopping patterns of convenience-store tobacco shoppers.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:34

[Illinois] Up In Smoke: Legislation vaporizes Indiana e-cig shops

Closed shops, empty shelves and higher prices. That's the current forecast of Indiana's vaping industry, which claims recent legislation has basically vaporized the e-liquid cigarette market throughout the state. Signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence in Ap
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Jul 26, 2016 17:19

[Illinois] EP City Council bans electronic cigarettes, may consider vape shop

EAST PEORIA — City officials will review whether to specifically exempt electronic cigarette shops and stores from an ordinance banning the use of the cigarettes in public places. The ordinance that was approved by the City Council on July 19 is unclear o
Chillicothe (IL) Times-Bulletin
added Jul 26, 2016 16:57

[Illinois, Ohio] Councilman compares litter laws

Illinois new House Bill 3243 titled the Litter Control Act, which adds the term “cigarette butts” to the current litter definition. It now reads – “any discarded, used or unconsumed substance or waste. “Litter” may include, but is not limited to, any gar
Portsmouth (OH) Daily Times
added Jul 26, 2016 12:46

U.S. High Court Denies Petition For Writ Of Cert In Illinois Smokers’ Appeal ($$)

on June 20 denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed by Illinois smokers seeking to challenge an Illinois Supreme Court justice’s participation in reversing a $10 billion verdict in a tobacco case based on the justice’s alleged acceptance of funding
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 20, 2016 20:53

[Illinois] Joe Maddon more concerned with Cubs winning than tobacco ban

Cubs manager Joe Maddon reiterated he's not about to take some of his time away from his game preparation in order to make sure the new rule is enforced. “I’m not even attempting to, to be honest with you," Maddon said Friday. "That’s something that ever
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 17, 2016 03:00

[Illinois, Indiana] Chicago's higher smoking age should light up Region smoke shop sales

July 1 was the busiest day K & D Smoke Shop in Hammond has had all year, said owner ... So many Illinois residents already drive to Indiana to buy cigarettes that the Region even has drive-through smoke shops, including a now-boarded up 24-hour tobacco s
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Jul 17, 2016 02:29
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