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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Illinois Tobacco Age Increase Bill Advances

A bill in the Illinois House of Representatives seeking to raise the age to purchase tobacco products cleared its first hurdle on Tuesday, getting the...
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Illinois General Assembly to Consider Increasing Tobacco Purchase Age

A pair of bills entered into the Illinois General Assembly will have legislators considering whether or not to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco...
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Mundelein, Ill. Votes to Raise Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

The Chicago suburb of Mundelein has joined the Tobacco 21 movement, as on Monday the village board passed an ordinance raising the minimum age to...
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Paxton, Ill. Approves Parks Smoking Ban

A smoking ban is coming to the parks of Paxton, Ill., as on Tuesday the city council approved a proposed ordinance by a 5-2 vote....
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Elk Grove Village, Ill. Will Raise Tobacco Purchase Age

The Chicago suburb of Elk Grove Village has approved an increase to the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, e-cigarettes, and alternative nicotine delivery products,...
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Paxton, Ill. Moves Towards Parks Smoking Ban

The Paxton City Council took a step forward to banning smoking at public parks in the eastern Illinois town. A vote on whether to approve...
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Lake County, Ill. Raises Tobacco Purchase Age

Illinois has had a number of cities raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco and nicotine delivery products, now it has its first county to...
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Elmhurst, Ill. Bans Smoking in Parks

A new ban on the use of all tobacco products has been announced for the parks of Elmhurst, Ill., after the city’s Park Board approved...
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