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[Illinois] Bill to raise smoking age would hurt convenience stores, vape shops, retailers say

Chicago Tribune
added Jun 10, 2018 23:54
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[California, Illinois] GLANTZ: Tobacco Companies Fear Local Laws Ending the Sale of Flavored Products Like SF Proposition E Even More than Tobacco 21

an Francisco Proposition E (supported by health groups, opposed by RJ Reynolds Tobacco) was reinforced in Illinois when the tobacco industry agreed to drop its opposition to a state Tobacco 21 law in exchange for preempting local flavor bans (and also pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:30
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[Illinois] Statement From Mayor Emanuel On Passage Of Statewide Tobacco 21

“Congratulations to Senator Morrison, Representative Lilly and the Illinois General Assembly for passing a bill to raise the age for purchasing tobacco to 21 statewide. Since Chicago took this step two years ago, teen smoking in our great city has fallen
City of Chicago
added Jun 1, 2018 23:56
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[Illinois] House sends Tobacco 21 measure to governor's desk

Legislation to raise the purchasing age of tobacco products including cigarettes to 21 in Illinois passed the Illinois House Wednesday and now goes to Gov. Bruce Rauner for his signature or a veto. The House approved the Tobacco 21 initiative on a large
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jun 1, 2018 21:28
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[Illinois] Compliance with the City of Chicago’s partial ban on menthol cigarette sales

The poor compliance observed with Chicago’s partial menthol cigarette ban highlights the need for comprehensive efforts. Optimising local resources to target enforcement efforts in gas stations could improve compliance. Ordinances that also restrict adver
Tobacco Control
added Jun 1, 2018 15:08
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak says he wrote note to inform then-AG Jim Ryan of his big-money deal

Spevack went on to name the three witnesses. Among them is Ryan, who is being pulled into a case that revolves around a deal Vrdolyak cut to get a massive piece of Illinois’ $9.3 billion legal settlement with tobacco companies in the 1990s.
Chicago Sun-Times
added May 23, 2018 22:00
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Illinois banned smoking in businesses 10 years ago. Here's what owners and smokers have learned

there’s been a 20.5 percent decrease in hospitalizations for conditions aggravated by secondhand smoke -- like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart attacks -- according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. The youth smoking rate
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added May 19, 2018 19:03
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[Illinois] Smoking part of hanging out, 'vaping' becoming more popular than cigarettes

Illinois is looking to become the sixth state to change the purchase age. In the meantime, 16 Illinois cities, including Chicago and Peoria, have already made the legal age 21. This project is the result of work by daily newspapers in the GateHouse Wester
Pekin (IL) Times
added May 14, 2018 01:59
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[Illinois] Washington high school students agree with City Council, ‘pass’ Tobacco 21 ordinance

That’s one store’s reaction to Washington City Council’s passage April 2 of an ordinance that raised the age to purchase tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in the city from 18 to 21. Twenty-two Washington Community High School students discussed
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Illinois] Durbin Wants To Snuff Out Kid-Oriented Marketing Of E-Cigarettes

Flanked by doctors and public health officials, the senior Democratic senator from Illinois said he wants to ban flavored e-cigarette products and standardize regulations on how e-cigs are sold — including where and the minimum age of customers.
WNIJ - WNIU (DeKalb, IL)
added May 3, 2018 19:23
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