Smoking Ban

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Aldermen Consider Ban On E-Cigarettes

If you’ve taken up use of electronic cigarettes in an effort to kick the habit – or simply get your nicotine fix without the smoke – you might soon have to find another option in most places in Chicago.


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Indoor Smoking Ban Begins In Indiana

Indiana is the latest state to ban indoor public smoking, starting this week.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

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Indiana Enacts First Statewide Smoking Ban

The first statewide smoking ban in Indiana was signed into law by Gov. Mitch Daniels Monday.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

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College Of DuPage Considers Campuswide Smoking Ban

The College of DuPage board is considering a stricter crackdown on smoking on the campus.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

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Lung Association: Illinoisans Don’t Want Smoking In Casinos

The American Lung Association is touting a new poll which shows most Illinoisans who gamble would rather do it in a smoke-free environment.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2011

Casino Smoking

Illinois House Votes To Exempt Casinos From Smoking Ban

Illinois lawmakers have begun moving forward with an effort to lift the state’s smoking ban at riverboat casinos located near other states without smoking bans.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011

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Apartment Residents Have Year To Quit Smoking

Tenants at a River North apartment building have a year to quit smoking or find another place to live.


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Michigan Group Fights State’s Smoking Ban

Tomorrow, the statewide Illinois smoking ban will have been in effect for three years. A more recent one in Michigan is running into resistance.

WBBM Newsradio–12/31/2010

Casino Smoking

Bill Would Lift Smoking Ban For Casinos

State lawmakers are again considering an exemption to the Smoke-Free Illinois Act for casinos.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2010