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Illinois Senate votes to raise age to buy tobacco to 21

The Senate voted 35-20 on Senate Bill 2332 which now goes to the House. The legislation would raise the age to legally buy tobacco to 21 across the state. Several cities around the state have voted to raise the age to buy tobacco locally. The Peoria Cit
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Apr 25, 2018 22:40
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[Illinois] Bolingbrook tobacco ordinance first in county

Following Bolingbrook’s lead, the Will County Board of Health is calling for more municipalities to pass a Tobacco 21 ordinance. In what is becoming a nationwide movement, Bolingbrook took steps to raise the age from 18 to 21 to buy smoking materials, e
Bugle Newspapers
added Apr 25, 2018 17:28
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[Illinois] Peoria raises age to buy tobacco to 21

The legal age to buy tobacco products in Peoria is 21 following action taken by the Peoria City Council on Tuesday night... joined a number of other Illinois communities that require those purchasing tobacco to be 21, such as Evanston, Chicago, Napervill
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Apr 25, 2018 17:25
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[Illinois] New Chicago Law Requires Health Warning Signs at Tobacco Dealers

The Windy City is the first in the nation to require tobacco health warning signs at the doors of all tobacco dealers. The measure, approved Wednesday by the Chicago City Council, also prohibits all free sampling of tobacco products. While fewer Chicago
WTTW (Chicago, IL)
added Apr 21, 2018 16:35
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[Illinois] City Council requires warning signs about non-cigarette tobacco products

If Chicago teenagers succumb to the lure of e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and other tobacco products aside from cigarettes, it won’t be because they didn’t know about the health risks. It’ll be because they ignored those warnings. The City Council mad
Chicago Sun-Times
added Apr 19, 2018 19:12
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[Illinois] LETTER FROM LEGISLATORS TO Kevin Bums Chief Executive Officer JUUL Labs, Inc. (PDF)

Your company's popular vaping device (JUUL) and its accompanying flavored nicotine cartridges (JUULpods) are undermining our nation's efforts to reduce tobacco use among youth...Will your company commit to no longer selling JUULpods in flavors that clear
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 19, 2018 18:52
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[Illinois] Posting signs outside of Chicago tobacco stores could warn teens of vaping dangers, officials say

Chicago teens that officials worry are oblivious to the health risks of vaping with candy-flavored electronic cigarettes soon could be faced with warning signs in stores under a plan aldermen advanced Wednesday. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s ordinance would requi
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 14, 2018 22:08
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[Illinois] ASG releases results of smoking referendum

A March 16 Associated Student Government referendum said 51 percent of students believe the University should not change anything about smoking policy on campus. According to the referendum, 38 percent of students strongly disagree that smoking on campu
Daily Northwestern
added Apr 11, 2018 13:41
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[Illinois] Raising tobacco-buying age in area towns not an issue, as nearby municipalities increase it or look to

As some municipalities, and even the state, look to increase the age for buying and possessing tobacco and related products, places like Morton Grove and Lincolnwood aren't currently considering doing so
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 9, 2018 22:17
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[Illinois] Skokie could raise minimum age for tobacco to 21, while Niles isn't considering changes — for now: Village leaders

"Right now, Skokie's law is the state law so people have to be 18," said Bruce Jones, the village's environmental health supervisor. "Skokie is looking to increase the age of purchasing tobacco to 21."
Skokie (IL) Review
added Apr 9, 2018 22:14
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