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Chicago Mayor Called On to Enact Park Smoking Ban, Raise OTP Tax

Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago, has been asked by an anti-tobacco group to make the parks of the country’s third-largest city smoke-free, a move that…

Chicago Flavored Tobacco Sales Restriction Goes Into Effect Today

A ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of a school goes into effect in Chicago today, though the impact will…

Evanston, Ill. Urged To Consider Raising Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

The Chicago suburb of Evanston is expected to consider raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in city limits to 21-years-old, as the Evanston Health…

New Jersey State Senator Proposing Raising Smoking Age to 21

New Jersey State Senator Richard Codey (D-Essex County) is leading an effort in the state’s legislature to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco from…