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Lake County to become 1st in Illinois to raise minimum tobacco age to 21

The ordinance, which impacts only unincorporated areas, passed the Lake County Board on Tuesday with board members Tom Weber and Michael Danforth the only no votes.
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 14, 2017 16:43
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[Illinois] Student Government Seeks Campus-Wide Smoking Ban

Student Government of Loyola Chicago (SGLC) is working on legislation that would ban cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco from Loyola’s campuses. Electronic cigarettes would not be included in the ban.
The Loyola PHOENIX (Loyola University Chicago)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:20
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[Illinois] Clear Lake considers smoking ban at parks, beaches

Many Clear Lake residents support the ban because of health issues related to secondhand smoke and the litter smokers leave behind, the Globe Gazette reported . Resident Aimee Medellin, 22, said she's especially concerned about children being exposed to
Belleville (IL) News-Democrat
added Sep 3, 2017 20:39
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[Illinois, Missouri] Metro will become smoke-free on September 5

Beginning on September 5, smoking of any kind, including e-cigarettes, will be banned at all Metro transit center locations in Missouri and Illinois. In addition to MetroBus and MetroLink trains, the ban will apply to all MetroLink stations and platform
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:33
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak lawyers: Indictment ‘deceptive, irrelevant and sinister’

A grand jury hit Vrdolyak last November with a 19-page indictment that outlined his alleged role in a scheme to pocket millions from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak, known
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 26, 2017 14:46
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[Illinois] Big tobacco's new cigarette is sleek, smokeless — but is it actually healthier?

Included in Philip Morris' FDA application are more than 2 million pages of scientific data. Health organizations - such as the American Lung Association and the American Cancer Society - are just beginning to sift through... Even if anti-tobacco groups
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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[Illinois] 4 Insights From Top Tobacco Minds

attendees at the annual CSP Total Nicotine Forum were surprisingly upbeat about the category. In a preconference survey, retailers said they were overwhelmingly positive about the category, with 80% saying they were optimistic about growth in 2018. About
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:24
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[Illinois] Wrigley sues suburban vape firm that sells ‘Dbl Mint’ and ‘Joosy Fruit’ flavors, alleges trademark infringement

A lawsuit alleges Chi-Town Vapers has attempted to take advantage of the century old Wrigley brands by selling "Dbl Mint" and "Joosy Fruit" e-cigarette liquids online and at its Bensenville retail location.
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 18, 2017 02:44
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[Illinois] Closing the gap between gay, heterosexual smokers

“Monitoring of tobacco use at the local, state and national levels does not include gender and sexual minorities, and it should. “If we have this data we can begin to develop targeted educational and outreach campaigns in those communities, which we hope
University of Illinois at Chicago
added Jul 11, 2017 17:00
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[Illinois] BIRR: Anti-Vaping Officials Urge Businesses To Voluntarily Adopt E-Cigarette Bans

Health officials are sounding the alarm on the supposed dangers of electronic cigarettes, urging businesses to institute a voluntary ban on vaping in Illinois. Representatives of the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District said they are actively working
Libertarian Republic
added Jul 11, 2017 08:37
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