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[Illinois] Glancing Back: March 6-7

25 years ago, 1993 MATTOON -- In the wake of new studies that show that second-hand smoke causes cancer...Local governments, restaurants and other businesses have taken steps toward eliminating smoking. Mattoon Mayor Roger Dettro recently made smoking p
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier (IL)
added Mar 6, 2018 18:26
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[Illinois] More teens sneaking vaping devices that look like flash drives, markers into suburban high schools

Smoking in the bathroom has returned with a vengeance and a twist at some Chicago-area high schools, where administrators worry that new ways to get a nicotine fix are making the illegal habit even more appealing to students, and harder for teachers to c
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 21, 2018 00:29
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Illinois Debates Tobacco Purchase Age

Committees from both the Illinois Senate and the House of Representatives endorsed proposals that would raise the legal age of purchase for tobacco products from the current age of 18 years old to 21. On Feb. 6, the Senate Public Health Committee voted 6
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:14
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Possible age change in Tobacco purchases stirring a debate for many

Advocates believe 18 years old have more friends in their circle under 18 compared someone 21. “Right now we’re seeing where the 18-year-old's and 19-year-old's are purchasing the tobacco products for the younger students,” said American Cancer Society
WMBD WYZZ TV (Peoria, IL)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:39
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[Illinois] Senate advances ban on those under 21 buying tobacco

An Illinois Senate panel on Tuesday endorsed raising the age to buy tobacco in an effort the sponsor said is aimed at snuffing out teenage smoking. The Senate Public Health Committee voted 6-2 to prohibit the sale of tobacco or related products to anyone
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 00:46
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Illinois reignites debate on casino smoking

study in Illinois contending banning smoking in gambling establishments is not bad for business. But, how can this study be accurate when casino/resort operators uniformly say banning smoking has driven potential customers away and is prompting those smo
GamingToday
added Feb 6, 2018 16:57
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[Illinois] SKYE: Proposed smoking deregulation is unnecessary

Giving restaurant owners more freedom when it comes to their private property is a good thing but not when it comes at the expense of people’s health. By giving establishments the right to choose their outdoor smoking policy, Jacobson hopes more student
Northern Star (Northern Illinois U.)
added Feb 5, 2018 17:00
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[Illinois] Editorial: Raise the tobacco-buying age to 21

The legal age for buying alcohol is still 21 in the U.S. for the same reason that the tobacco age should be: protecting the health of young people and helping them avoid terrible decisions that they and their families will regret for decades to come.
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 3, 2018 00:02
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[Illinois] Wrigley sues over vape flavor names it calls 'confusingly similar' to Skittles and Starburst

The trademark infringement lawsuit, filed this week in U.S. District Court in Chicago, alleges Florida-based Get Wrecked Juices is irreparably damaging Wrigley by selling “Pink Starburst” and “Skeetlez” vape flavors on its website. Starburst is a Wrigle
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 2, 2018 00:18
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As Smoke-free Illinois turns 10, lawmakers propose raising age for tobacco sales to 21 statewide

A proposal pushed by Democratic lawmakers would make 21 the legal purchase age statewide. The premise of the law is simple: Teens and young adults are likely to quit smoking, or never start, if they have to ask those 21 and older to buy cigarettes for t
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 31, 2018 03:58
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