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[Illinois] What Lincoln Park has now: Its own snus shop

Swedish Match, a manufacturer of General Snus and tobacco products, has opened a first-of-its-kind shop in Lincoln Park. The 1,000-square-foot space at 840 W. Armitage Ave. offers six varieties of Swedish snus, a moistened smokeless and spitless tobacco
Crain's Chicago Business
added May 9, 2017 16:48

[Illinois, Missouri] Ukrainian National Sentenced for Contraband Cigarettes

Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Ukrainian national was sentenced in federal court today for transporting thousands of cartons of cigarettes from Missouri to Chicago, Ill., in order to avoid payi
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:15


there’s a bill in the Illinois General Assembly that would reverse that law. H.B. 1241 was introduced by Rep. Michael J. Madigan, R-Chicago. If passed it wouldn’t mean Chicago’s added OTP tax, which never went into effect, would then suddenly become in ef
added Apr 10, 2017 16:09

[Illinois] Things may get even worse for ‘Fast Eddie’ Vrdolyak, lawyers hint

A grand jury hit Vrdolyak, 79, last November with a 19-page federal indictment that outlined his role in a scheme to pocket millions of dollars from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vr
Chicago Sun-Times
added Apr 6, 2017 02:03

[Illinois] Parents educated on teen vaping during Maine South panel

at Maine South High School, where he works. "Just about every day, we're taking them," Raitano, the school's resource officer, said following a March 30 panel discussion on teens and e-cigarette use hosted by the Maine Community Youth Assistance Foundati
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 6, 2017 01:58

[Illinois] Here's what condo associations can do about smoking in units

Without an amendment to the condominium declaration and bylaws to ban smoking in units, a condo board cannot stop a unit owner from lighting up at home. However, the board may adopt rules and regulations to limit smoke transmission between units.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 6, 2017 01:57

[Illinois] With 'vaping' on the rise, debate centers on its effects

Bacci said she is skeptical that vaping helps adults get away from addiction, and she has concerns that it may end up leading to dual use and increased nicotine intake...Tom Merritt of Gurnee, a customer at Vape Scene, said he quit smoking cigarettes by t
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22

[Illinois] Report: Candy-Flavored Tobacco Hooks New Generation of Kids

But now, Congress is considering two bills that would weaken the FDA’s authority. One bill would limit FDA oversight of e-cigarettes and cigars and make it more difficult for the FDA to remove flavored products from the market. Another bill would exempt
WTTW (Chicago, IL)
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30

[Illinois] Bourbonnais parks going smoke free

For park-goers, the decision to quit just got a little easier. The Bourbonnais Township Park District has announced a new ban on smoking and tobacco products on all its properties, including Diamond Point, Perry Farm and Whispering Willows.
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 17:12
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[Illinois] Western continues to snuff out smoking

Nearly two years later, according to William Digger Oster, Chairman of Western’s smoke-free task force, the effects have reduced the amount of smokers on campus property. “What I can say just from my observation from being on campus is that I do certainly
Western Courier (Western Illinois U., Macomb, IL)
added Mar 24, 2017 12:19
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