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Smoke-Free Illinois Act called success

Nearly five years after it was enacted, the Smoke-Free Illinois Act has been successful in getting bar owners big and small to add smoking areas to their businesses, and has generated thousands of complaints statewide about establishments ignoring the la
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Aug 6, 2012 15:41
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[Illinois] Cigarette tossed in dry grass cited as cause of Aurora house fire

Fire officials said Friday that a discarded cigarette thrown in the dry grass in the home’s back yard sparked a grass fire which spread to bushes and then spread to the rear of the home.
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 4, 2012 14:06

[Illinois] Rising Cigarette Prices May Be Incentive to Quit

Doctor offers tips for those who are ready to kick the habit
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 1, 2012 15:23

Tobacco Trade Groups Protest Illinois Cigarette Tax With Lawsuit

The lawsuit claims the definition of “cigarette” is “unconstitutionally vague.”
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 1, 2012 09:56

[Illinois] Tobacco groups sue to block new state cigarette taxes

Two tobacco-industry trade groups are suing to block recent changes to Illinois’ cigarette tax, signed into law in June to help plug a $2.7 billion hole in the state’s ailing Medicaid program.
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jul 31, 2012 12:38

[Illinois] Eighth Cigar Summit convenes at West Peoria pub

The 55-year-old Peorian stopped by the West Peoria pub for the Eighth Annual Midwest Cigar Summit and aptly blended in with many other cigar smokers ranging from aficionados to mere beginners.
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Jul 28, 2012 12:18
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[Illinois] Bill Mastro and two partners indicted on fraud charges stemming from massive sports memorabilia scam, including altering famous Honus Wagner card

A federal grand jury in Chicago indicted sports memorabilia executives Bill Mastro and Doug Allen on fraud charges, alleging that the pair — once the most influential figures in the multi-billion dollar collectibles industry — routinely defrauded custome
New York Daily News
added Jul 27, 2012 12:05

[Illinois] Police see lit cigarette as loaded weapon in statewide drought

Local agencies on higher alert to fine drivers who toss fire hazard out window
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 20, 2012 11:20

[Illinois] Plainfield raises fee for tobacco sales

Changes to an ordinance approved Monday by the Plainfield Village Board will mean that the annual fee for a tobacco license has been increased from $100 to $250.
Joliet (IL) Herald News
added Jul 19, 2012 07:48

[Illinois] Cigar smokers fuming over new regulations

Pending legislation in the House and Senate would amend the act to exempt premium cigars – defined as a cigar that is “wrapped solely in tobacco leaf, contains no filter, and weighs at least 6 pounds per 1,000 count” – from FDA regulation. If the new leg
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
added Jul 15, 2012 12:51
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