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Dispute Over Smoking Ban’s Impact on Illinois Casinos

Tobacco Control...released a study stating that Illinois’s gambling venues have suffered no negative impact...casino officials...have disputed the validity of the methods used in the study, stating that a decline was recorded in casino revenues following
OnlinePoker.net
added Jan 31, 2018 03:52
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Effect of Illinois smoke-free law on casino revenue is topic of dispute

The Illinois law that banned smoking in casinos hasn’t negatively impacted casino numbers and dollars, according to a new study in the journal Tobacco Control. At the same time, casino officials in Illinois disagree with the study’s methods and say revenu
Reuters
added Jan 29, 2018 18:38
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[Illinois] It looks like Ruiz was wrong about Raoul

Ruiz charged that at a forum with the Chicago Sun-Times this month, Raoul had defended taking the tobacco industry money by saying he’d had the contributions approved by the attorney general’s office. Raoul repeatedly disputed having said that.
CapitolFax.com (Rich Miller blog)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:29
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[Illinois] Smoking out the truth in Big Tobacco fight in AG’s race: Sun-Times transcript

State Sen. Kwame Raoul is calling a fellow Democratic candidate for attorney general a “serial liar” for contending that Raoul said the attorney general’s office had approved his campaign contributions from Big Tobacco. The testy exchange happened during
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jan 25, 2018 21:59
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[Illinois] Raoul takes heat over tobacco industry contributions in attorney general forum

State Sen. Kwame Raoul on Wednesday took fire for accepting campaign cash from tobacco companies, as a crowded gathering of Democrats running for attorney general pointed fingers over who was most beholden to campaign contributors and party leaders.
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Illinois] Approval of outdoor smoking ordinance changes up in air

Although consensus was reached Monday to vote on proposed changes to the city of DeKalb’s smoking ordinance, passage seems unlikely... At the request of 1st Ward Alderman David Jacobson and 6th Ward Alderman Mike Verbic, the council discussed amending th
DeKalb (IL) Daily Chronicle
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06
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[Illinois] Approval to amend outdoor smoking ordinance up in the air

Although consensus was reached Monday to vote on proposed changes to the city of DeKalb's smoking ordinance, passage seems unlikely because of the split opinions of council members. State law prohibits smoking in a place of employment, or within 15 feet
DeKalb (IL) Daily Chronicle
added Jan 24, 2018 00:01
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Effect of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act on casino admissions and revenue

Results The Smoke-free Illinois Act was found not to be a statistically significant determinant of per-capita casino admissions and of real per-capita gross adjusted receipts in all the models we estimated. Conclusions The estimates from this study clea
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2018 01:39
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[Illinois] Chicago, Find Your ZYN® At Lincoln Park Pop-Up At 840 W. Armitage Ave.

After finding overwhelming success in the western part of the US, Swedish Match's ZYN® nicotine pouches have come to Chicago with a new pop-up store in Lincoln Park dedicated to showcasing the future of nicotine. ZYN provides a smoke-free, spit-free and t
PR Newswire
added Jan 19, 2018 09:06
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak wants to delay trial while Supreme Court reviews law used to charge him

A 19-page federal indictment against Vrdolyak outlines 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 Vrdolyak was promised $65 million from
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jan 10, 2018 01:12
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