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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: A great way to push cigarettes out of teens' reach

Illinois lawmakers voted to hike the legal age to buy tobacco or e-cigarette products to 21. We applauded loudly. Unfortunately, Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed...The Senate has voted to override Rauner’s veto ...House members are expected to take it up. We urge
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 28, 2018 00:14
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[Illinois] Lake Zurich considers raising legal age to buy tobacco products within village to 21

could become the latest suburb in Lake County to ban the sale of cigarettes and alternative nicotine products, such as e-cigarettes, to people under 21. During a meeting Monday, Lake Zurich trustees discussed for the first time whether to amend the purch
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 28, 2018 00:05
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[Illinois] Chicago goes after big tobacco, e-cigarettes

City attorneys filed a lawsuit Nov. 13... Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Commissioner Rosa Escareno said her agency observed tobacco sales earlier this summer and launched a sting operation in October targeting companies marketing and selling t
Columbia Chronicle (Columbia College Chicago)
added Nov 27, 2018 04:08
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[Illinois] Heating up: Tobacco-free parks increasing in QCA

Davenport considers ban to join East Moline, Blue Grass, Long Grove / That includes vaping. "It's supposed to be a safe place to go outside, you can get fresh air and it's not so safe if you're getting smoke in your face," says Brady Stone. That's th
WHBF-TV Channel 4 (Rock Island, IL)
added Nov 22, 2018 13:05
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[Illinois] Statement From Mayor Emanuel On New FDA Regulations Of Tobacco And E-Cigarette Products

"For too long, corner stores across the country have looked like Baskin Robbins - with an array of flavored cigarettes, cigars and e-cigarettes," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. "I'm glad the FDA is finally stepping up and following Chicago's lead in the fight
City of Chicago
added Nov 16, 2018 02:03
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Illinois Senate narrowly votes to raise age to buy cigarettes to 21, in one of many votes to override Gov. Bruce Rauner

the state Senate on Wednesday voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of the plan. The Senate’s move was one vote in a parade of rebukes of the outgoing governor, with lawmakers voting to override Rauner more than three dozen times, eight days after h
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 16, 2018 01:59
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[Illinois] Alderman, trying to quit, wants city to ban menthol-flavored tobacco products

Ald. Ray Lopez wants to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes and other menthol-flavored tobacco products; some say the menthol makes those products even more addictive. | Getty Images
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 15, 2018 14:26
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[Illinois] Chicago Says Online E-Cig Cos. Target City Youth ($$)

The city of Chicago on Tuesday hit eight online e-cigarette retailers with a suit in Illinois state court claiming the companies were caught selling e-cigarette products to underage city residents who...
Law360
added Nov 15, 2018 14:19
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[California, Illinois, Pennsylvania] With FDA's imminent crackdown on e-cigarettes, manufacturers already playing defense

City officials in Chicago and Los Angeles are seeking injunctions for selling their products to minors. In Philadelphia, a class action lawsuit was been filed in late August against Juul by users who allege the company has "violated consumer protections
PhillyVoice.com
added Nov 15, 2018 14:17
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: Do what it takes to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teens

BySun-Times Editorial Board If there’s one thing we’re dead sure about when it comes to e-cigarettes, it’s this: Whatever it takes to keep them out of the hands of young people, do it. We reject the argument of e-cigarette makers that teens haven’t
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 14, 2018 17:45
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