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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…

Lake Zurich, Ill. Approves Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

The list of Chicago-area cities approving tobacco purchasing age increases continues to grow, as on Tuesday the suburb of Lake Zurich approved its version of…

Barrington, Ill. Passes Tobacco 21 Ordinance

The Chicago area has another municipality joining the Tobacco 21 movement, as on Monday the Barrington Village Board of Trustees passed an ordinance that will…

Wickliffe, Ohio Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

The Wickliffe City Council approved the third and final reading of an ordinance to raise the minimum age tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old. The…

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…

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…

Gary, Ind. Drops Smoking Ban Proposal

A proposal brought to the Gary Common Council on Monday night seeking to ban smoking in all public places barely got off the ground, as…

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…

Vernon Hills, Ill. Increases Tobacco Purchase Age Today

The age to purchase tobacco products in the Chicago suburb of Vernon Hills, Ill. will be going from 18 to 21-years-old today, as last month…

Vernon Hills, Ill. Plans Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

The north Chicago suburb of Vernon Hills is moving forward with a plan to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21….

Lincolnshire, Ill. Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

Yesterday, you only had to be 18 years old to purchase tobacco in the Chicago suburb of Lincolnshire, Ill. Today, you must be 21, as…