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[Illinois] Tobacco Fees Spread All The Way To A Chicago Alderman, Feds Allege

A recently unsealed indictment in Chicago shows just how far money from 1998′s $200 billion master tobacco settlement with the states spread. Federal authorities have charged former Chicago alderman Edward “Fast Eddie” Vdolyak with trying to help anothe
Forbes
added Nov 21, 2016 23:47
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[Illinois] Hookahs are not harmless, in spite of what teens may think

Your teen may think that smoking a hookah is just something fun to do with his friends. Tell him about the health risks involved. Be sure to let him know that he and his friends could end up putting their health, even their lives, in danger if they con
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11
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[Illinois] Lung disease more prevalent in area than rest of state or nation expert says

The rate of incidence for lung cancer is higher in Southern Illinois than the rest of the state and the United States as a whole, says a physician well versed on the subject... While cigarette smoking rates have dropped, cigar, pipe, and hookah – other d
Harrisburg (IL) Daily Register
added Nov 17, 2016 22:54
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[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cigarette Class Action Suit Stymied by Federal Law

The judge ruled federal law superceded state regulations citing the [FDA]’s rule making e-cigarettes subject to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act....tobacco products only need to carry a warning regarding the addictive properties of ni
National Law Review
added Nov 16, 2016 18:24
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[Illinois] Chicago's 'Fast Eddie' charged; case tied to tobacco deal

A former Chicago alderman nicknamed "Fast Eddie" for his adeptness at backroom dealing was offered tens of millions of dollars in legal fees stemming from a $9 billion tobacco settlement with Illinois even though he did no legal work on the landmark civi
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2016 18:21
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[California, Illinois, New York] In re Fontem US, Inc. Consumer Class Action Litig. Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss the Second Amended Complaint (PDF)

The FDA has stated that the heading was implemented “in order to clarify that part 1143 is not intended to prevent tobacco product manufacturers from including truthful, non-misleading warnings on their products’ packaging or advertisements voluntarily
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 2, 2016 19:52
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[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cig Makers Get Stricter-Warning Label Suit Dismissed ($$)

finding all but one of the state law claims preempted by recent [FDA] guidance. A group of five consumers hailing from California, Illinois and New York accused Lorillard Tobacco Co., Reynolds American Inc., Fontem US Inc. and others...BLU
Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:25
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[Illinois, Pennsylvania] Altria to close Franklin Park tobacco facility

The announcement came as Altria, which also makes Virginia Slims and Parliament cigarettes, reported a 29 percent drop in profit for its most recent quarter, but its adjusted earnings still beat expectations. It reported net income of $1.09 billion, or 5
Chicago Sun-Times
added Oct 27, 2016 21:43
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[Illinois, Missouri] Ukrainian National Pleads Guilty to Contraband Cigarettes

announced that a Ukrainian national pleaded guilty in federal court today to transporting thousands of cartons of cigarettes from Missouri to Chicago, Ill., in order to avoid paying nearly $160,000 in excise taxes.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 27, 2016 00:59
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[Illinois] Chicago suburb raises legal age to buy tobacco to 21

Highland Park, located north of Chicago, is the first community in Lake County to increase the minimum age from 18. Several other Illinois communities, including Chicago, already have done so. The new ordinance takes effect in Highland Park on Jan. 1.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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