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Dwight, Illinois Bans Tobacco Use in Parks

Responding to a presentation by high school students, the Dwight Village Board of Trustees has passed a ban on the use of tobacco within parks...
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Illinois Tobacco Purchasing Age Now 21

A law raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the state of Illinois went info effect as the clock struck midnight and July...
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Wheeling, Ill. Raises Age to Purchase, Possess Tobacco to 21

While Illinois is raising the statewide minimum age to purchase tobacco products on July 1, the Chicago suburb of Wheeling is raising it immediately after the village’s Board of Trustees voted in favor of an ordinance at its meeting on Monday. In addition to raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old, the […]
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Illinois Senator Proposes Tobacco Tax Hikes

Illinois State Senator John Cullerton, D-Chicago, has announced plans to introduce legislation that would increase the state’s tobacco tax, including nearly doubling the state’s cigar...
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Illinois Governor to Sign Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Today

The number of states who have joined the Tobacco 21 movement will hit the double digits on Sunday, as Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker is scheduled...
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Lake in the Hills, Ill. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

While a bill at the state level awaits the governor’s signature, the village of Lake in the Hills, Ill. has passed its own ordinance increasing...
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Illinois Senate Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase, Heads to Governor’s Desk

Illinois is one signature away from becoming the seventh state to require those purchasing tobacco to be at least 21. Today, the Illinois Senate voted...
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Illinois House Approves Raises Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

Last year the Illinois General Assembly approved a measure that would have rasied the minimum age to purchase tobacco in the state from 18 to...
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Plainfield, Ill. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

This week, the Plainfield Board of Trustees voted in favor of an ordinance that will raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco and tobacco alternatives...
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Alton, Illinois Approves Smoking Ban Exemption for Tobacco Stores

A vote by the Alton City Council on Wednesday could soon have cigar smokers lighting up in their local retailer. The council approved what amounts...
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Mount Prospect, Ill. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

While the Illinois legislature considers a statewide increase in the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, the Chicago suburb of Mount Prospect has passed its...
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