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[Illinois] Businesses, smokers brace for cigarette tax increase

Harvey expects people to smoke less or quit altogether, including her. She plans on using the nicotine patch because smoking will be too expensive.
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Jun 23, 2012 20:50
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[Illinois] Up in smoke: Tobacco taxes to rise Sunday

With state cigarette taxes to more than double Sunday, experts say some smokers might quit, some will shop elsewhere and some will just pay the extra fee.
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 23, 2012 15:49
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[Illinois] Waukegan Park District goes tobacco free

On June 13, the Waukegan Park District passed an ordinance making its property tobacco free.
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Jun 22, 2012 15:19
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[Illinois] Cigarette distributors drop suit against state

Cigarette distributors agreed Thursday to end a lawsuit against the state of Illinois over sales of cigarette tax stamps in advance of next week's $1-per-pack increase in the tax. The agreement came after distributors loaded up on tax stamps last week
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Jun 22, 2012 04:21
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[Illinois] $1-per-pack tax hike may hurt cigarette sales

Mike Patel, owner of Tobacco Outlet in Libertyville, works at the store June 13. Patel talked about how the upcoming tax increase on tobacco starting June 24 will affect his business
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jun 18, 2012 22:12
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[Illinois] Tax hike prompting a run on cigarettes, outlets say

Some convenience stores are running low on cigarettes because people are stocking up ahead of Illinois' upcoming cigarette tax increase, and owners say the state is making it difficult for them to resupply.
Galesburg (IL) Register-Mail
added Jun 16, 2012 16:37
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[Illinois] Local tobacco stores brace for new state tax

"People are just going to go to other states to buy cigarettes and our business is going to be hurt very badly," said Krishna Agarwan, owner of Lover Cigar, 176 N. York St. in Elmhurst. "They should match with the neighboring states."
Chicago Suburban Newspapers
added Jun 15, 2012 13:34
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[Illinois] Tax Increase On Smokes Triggers Shortage

Lots of folks were stopping at the Discount Cigarettes and Pop Store on rockford's 7th Street today. Some of them say they are buying more cigarettes than usual
MyStateline.com - Powered by WTVO-TV and WQRF-TV WTVO (Rockford, IL)
added Jun 15, 2012 10:50
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[Illinois] No limit on cigarette tax stamps, judge says

Illinois must sell as many cigarette tax stamps to distributors as they want, a Sangamon County judge decided Thursday. Shortly after the ruling, one distributor bought $13.2 million worth . . . retailers are demanding more cigarettes from them as smok
Daily Review Atlas (Monmouth, IL)
added Jun 14, 2012 21:06
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[Illinois] Gov. Quinn signs Medicaid cuts, cigarette tax into law

Chicago Sun-Times
added Jun 14, 2012 20:04
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