Rahm Emanuel

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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Chicago Passes New Cigar Tax; Raises Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

Chicago will now be the second largest city in the U.S. where you must be 21 to use tobacco products. And, taxes on those products,...
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Chicago Alderman Delay Latest Tobacco Tax & Age Increase Attempt

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been trying to get the minimum age to purchase tobacco products increased for nearly a month, as well as a...
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Emanuel’s Tobacco Changes Shut Down by Chicago Aldermen

A number of tobacco-related changes proposed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel were met with pushback on Monday as the Chicago City Council’s Finance Committee effectively...
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Chicago Cigar Tax Increase Proposal Could be Prohibited

The 90 cent per cigar tax increase proposed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel might not come to fruition, as it could be in direct opposition...
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Chicago Mayor to Seek Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

At today’s Chicago City Council meeting, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to announce that he wants to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, electronic cigarettes...
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Chicago Mayor Called On to Enact Park Smoking Ban, Raise OTP Tax

Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago, has been asked by an anti-tobacco group to make the parks of the country’s third-largest city smoke-free, a move that...
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