Woodstock, Ill. Delays Smoking Ban Vote

A smoking ban for the downtown area of Woodstock, Ill. was supposed to be voted on during Tuesday’s city council meeting, but the vote won’t...
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Weekly News (Sept. 6, 2015)

Cigar News Charlie Lopez Appointed Boutique Blends Director of Sales Cubanacan/González/Los Charutos/Soneros Dispute Heading to Court Guayacan Leaves House of Emilio La Colmena Amado No....
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Smoking on Patios & Beer Gardens in Illinois to Continue

Last year, work began on changes to the Smoke Free Illinois Act and Code that would have prohibited smoking in patios, decks, rooftops and other outdoor...
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Ogle County, Ill. Won’t Require New Tobacco Retailer Licenses

The Ogle County Board  in northern Illinois has rejected a proposal that would have required tobacco retailers to obtain a secondary license to do business...
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Effingham, Ill. Bans Smoking in Parks

There’s a new parks smoking ban in Effingham, Ill. as the city’s Park Board gave its approval to prohibit tobacco use during its meeting on...
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Palos Heights, Ill. Bans Smoking at Parks & Pools

Last week, the Chicago suburb of Palos Heights, Ill. banned smoking at its public parks and pools. The move is already in effect, although there...
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Evanston, Ill. Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

After weeks of proposals, revisions and a delayed vote, the Evanston City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on Monday night that bans the sale of...
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Moline, Ill. Bans Smoking in City Parks

Moline, Ill., one of the five municipalities that make up the Quad Cities of Iowa and Illinois, became the first to ban smoking in its parks...
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Evanston, Ill. Modifies Purchase Age Increase, Delays Vote

The Evanston City Council was expected to vote Monday on an ordinance that would not only raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to...
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Tobacco Purchase Age Increase Vote Likely in Evanston, Ill. Tomorrow

The minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Evanston, Ill. could be increasing to 21 on Monday night, as the Evanston City Council is expected...
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Minimum Purchasing Age Requirement Advances in Evanston, Ill.

Soon, Northwestern students under the age of 21 could be charged with a criminal offense for possessing tobacco around their college. Last night, the Evanston...
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