Downers Grove, Ill. Bans Smoking at Parks

Smoking at parks, athletic fields and playgrounds is now banned in Downers Grove, Ill. Downers Grove Golf Club, a publicly-owned golf course, has banned smoking...
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Illinois Senate Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Hike to 21

Illinois is one step closer to become the sixth state to require individuals to be at least 21 to purchase tobacco. Yesterday the state’s Senate...
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Tobacco Purchase Age Raised to 21 in Peoria, Ill.

If you’re between over 18 but under 21-years-old, you have just 10 days to purchase tobacco before an increase to the minimum age to purchase...
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Glen Ellyn, Ill. Raises Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

Effective July 1, you must be 21 to purchase tobacco products in the Village of Glen Ellyn. The Village Board approved the increase last night,...
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Chicago to Require Warning Signs at All Tobacco Retailers, Bans Free Sampling of Tobacco Products

The city of Chicago has passed a new ordinance that will require all tobacco retailers in the city to post new warning signs at each...
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Skokie, Ill. Joins Tobacco 21 Movement

The village of Skokie, Ill. has joined the Tobacco 21 movement, as on Thursday the Village Board unanimously approved an increase in the minimum age...
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Aurora, Ill. Passes Tobacco 21 Proposal

The Chicago suburb of Aurora, Ill. is the latest to sign on to the Tobacco 21 movement as the city council unanimously approved a proposal...
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Wilmette, Ill. Joins Tobacco 21 Movement

The village of Wilmette, Ill. is the latest to join the Tobacco 21 movement, as the village’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved the proposal at...
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Gurnee, Ill. Approves Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

The Tobacco 21 movement got another Illinois town to jump onboard, as on Monday night the Gurnee Village Board unanimously approved a proposal that will...
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Peoria, Ill. Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Proposed

Jim Ardis—the mayor of Peoria, Ill.—has proposed raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. Ardis will make the proposal tonight at...
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DeKalb, Ill. Smoking Ban Rollback Fails

In 2014, Dekalb, Ill. banned smoking on patios of bars and restaurants. On Monday, an attempt to modify that ordinance failed. The move actually got...
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