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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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[Illinois] Why the legal age to buy tobacco isn't going up to 21 everywhere

Six Cook County communities have adopted so-called "Tobacco 21" ordinances as well. But in DuPage County, only one community has approved such an ordinance. None have done so in Kane or McHenry counties or anywhere else in the state. Some officials cre
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Dec 27, 2017 15:26
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[Illinois] Schaumburg Park District banning smoking at outdoor facilities

Tribute Park at Volkening Lake Recreation Area is among the Schaumburg Park District's outdoor facilities where smoking will be banned beginning Jan. 1. "We hope the smoke-free measure will set a positive example and show the public we care about their s
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Dec 22, 2017 20:48
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[Illinois] Raoul rivals call for him to return $100K in tobacco money

Rivals of Democratic attorney general hopeful Kwame Raoul are ripping his decision to accept $100,000 in donations from companies controlled by a tobacco mogul, after the tobacco firms repeatedly clashed with the attorney general's office over payments u
Crain's Chicago Business
added Dec 22, 2017 01:38
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Tobacco mogul stokes Raoul's bid for Illinois AG

Sen. Kwame Raoul of Chicago...has received 10 contributions of $10,000 each from companies operated by Don Levin. Levin's Top Tobacco is one of the parties to the national pact that Madigan enforces and oversees here in Illinois. Madigan's office confirm
Crain's Chicago Business
added Dec 22, 2017 01:33
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