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[Illinois] Ban On Vaping Indoors In Public Eyed By Palatine

Vaping could face some new restrictions in Palatine as village officials consider possible ways to limit the habit because of health concerns. While no measures have been officially proposed, a ban on vaping indoors in public, as well as an increase in th
Patch.org
added Aug 15, 2018 16:15
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[Illinois] Smoking Ban 10 Years Later: More Acceptance, But Businesses Still Object

's been 10 years since Illinois went smoke-free in all public buildings, including bars and restaurants. GLT looks back at the arguments that were made for and against the indoor smoking ban to see if new data and the passage of time have changed anyone'
WGLT (Normal, IL)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:13
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[Illinois] Hickory Hills Man Accused Of Carting Contraband Cigarettes

A Hickory Hills man was arrested after police found thousands of packs of contraband cigarettes in his Dodge Caravan during a traffic stop, prosecutors said. Imad Hamida, 28, appeared before Cook County Judge Michael Kane on a felony charge of possession
Patch.org
added Aug 8, 2018 01:26
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[Illinois] Kwame Raoul says he can't be bought by controversial tobacco executive donation

Raoul's Democratic opponents in the primary criticized him for taking $100,000 in donations from tobacco executive Don Levin. Levin, who also owns the Chicago Wolves, is fighting the state over money from the tobacco settlements. Raoul explained wh
OurQuadCities.com WHBF-TV/KGCW-TV/KJLB-TV (Rock Island,IL)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:19
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TUCCILLE: Cigarette Smuggling Keeps Illinois Residents in Affordable Smokes

Looking for a business opportunity that will turn a quick profit? Here's an idea: Load up a truck full of cigarettes in Missouri, drive them to neighboring Illinois, and watch the cash roll in from Prairie State smokers happy to find a respite from ruino
Reason Magazine
added Aug 1, 2018 16:44
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[Illinois, Missouri] St. Louis a target city for cigarette smugglers from around the world

smugglers like St. Louis because they can make a quick buck just by crossing the bridge into Illinois. Fox 2 captured exclusive undercover video of a suspected cigarette smuggler in north St. Louis City. He was buying cartons of cigarettes from several s
KPLR 11 (St. Louis, MO)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:52
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10 years after Illinois went smoke-free, complaints have fallen off

"I checked around, and we haven't written any citations in recent memory," said Melissa Haynes, a crime analyst for the Urbana police. "Anecdotally, we have taken complaints in the past and sent them to public health." In general, local police issue tic
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Jul 9, 2018 15:14
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[Illinois] MORITA: Chicago health commissioner: Big Tobacco is targeting our youth and we must stop them

City Council passed an ordinance to require tobacco dealers to post warning signs at their doors about the health risks of e-cigarettes and other...understanding that e-cigarettes, also known as vaping products, are the latest effort by Big Tobacco to get
The Hill
added Jul 5, 2018 15:30
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[Illinois] Mount Zion goes tobacco-free at parks, other village property

Mount Zion is the first municipality in Macon County to adopt a smoke-free, tobacco-free policy in all public spaces owned by the village. The policy, which went into effect Sunday, is the result of a partnership between the village and the Macon County
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added Jul 4, 2018 03:09
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[Illinois] As public housing buildings go smoke-free, health advocates mobilize to help residents quit

The rule prohibits tobacco products — cigarettes, cigars, pipes and hookahs — in living units, indoor common areas, administrative offices and outdoors within 25 feet of housing and administrative office buildings. The policy does not explicitly ban elect
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 2, 2018 15:22
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