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[Illinois] Condo owners have lots of thoughts on smoking issue

Lots of readers wrote in with suggestions for those condo owners whose balcony and apartment interior were spoiled by cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbors. Some suggested legal measures.
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Mar 11, 2017 23:48
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[Illinois] Simpson: Where smoke still gets in your eyes

"Sounds awful," my daughter said when I told her about the smoky bar down the road. She's a creature of her era, a blooming health care professional just like her mom, and wasn't around when bars smelled like, well, bars. Newsrooms smelled like smoke wh
Pekin (IL) Times
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24
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[Illinois] North Chicago officials debate raising e-cigarette usage age to 21 E-cigarette

North Chicago Ald. Kathy January, 7th, said she believes if someone is old enough to join the Navy, they should be old enough to smoke an e-cigarette. "We are a unique city in that we are a military city," she said. Although she said she personally abh
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 2, 2017 18:31
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[Illinois] University act doesn’t ash out smoking

While smoking still persists around campus, Guerra said the situation has improved since the act was put into place. “I see so much less of that, and I think that overall the campus is a much healthier place with this policy,” Guerra said. emmacp2@dailyi
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:01
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Illinois Judge Grants Partial Summary Judgment To Stores In Tobacco Tax Suit ($$)

found that a new tax Chicago imposed on tobacco products other than cigarettes violates an Illinois state law and granted partial summary judgment to a group of tobacco stores who sued the city (Iwan Ries & Co., et al. v. City of Chicago, et al., No. 2016
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2017 02:00
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[Illinois] REED: At the corner of happy and healthy, Walgreens still sells cigarettes. It's time to kick the habit.

Walgreens is fooling itself if it thinks selling coffin nails and the like from behind the checkout counter is in the public interest. Moreover, hawking tobacco isn't even good business anymore, because it corrosively undermines Walgreens' avowed global
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 3, 2017 01:45
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[Illinois] City’s newest tobacco taxes violate state law: judge

In a Jan. 20 ruling, Judge Ann Collins-Dole found that the city violated a 1993 law when it tried to impose taxes on cigars and smoking, smokeless and pipe tobacco...filed last May by Iwan Ries — the self-proclaimed oldest tobacco shop in the city at 19
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 1, 2017 14:46
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[Illinois] Luciano: Exploding vape device torches man's groin

The lawsuit is among dozens nationally arguing much the same thing. Apparently, just one such suit has advanced successfully: in October 2015, a California woman was awarded $1.9 million in damages after her device exploded while charging in her car, cau
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Jan 28, 2017 21:20
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[Illinois] Public housing to be smoke-free

Of the Housing Authority of the City of Danville’s 1,196 residents, 646 are children and are part of a focus of a new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development smoke-free rule to provide a healthier living environment. Late last year, HUD Secreta
Danville (IL) Commercial-News
added Jan 11, 2017 21:10
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[Illinois] Cigarette butts make up nearly half of trash at Chicago beaches, study shows

At Ohio Street Beach, 57,066 pieces of litter — nearly a ton — were collected April through October from 2003 to 2014. Of that total, 41.9 percent of items collected was cigarette butts, even though smoking has been prohibited along the lakefront since 2
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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