Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago) argued there is no safe level of second-hand smoke for a minor to be inhaling, so he’s introduced legislation to prohibit smoking in a vehicle if anyone under the age of 18 is inside.
A man smoking a cigarette catches on fire. What happens next has outraged his family. CBS 2′s Dave Savini has video of the incident.
President Barack Obama revealed Monday that he has not had a cigarette in six years, and an open microphone caught an unguarded and funny exchange in which the commander-in-chief acknowledged the driving force behind his kicking the smoking habit.
The officer suffered smoke inhalation while helping a 60-year-old man who was hurt when he sparked a fire by smoking while using medical oxygen.
The city of Chicago is launching a new effort to try to stop young people from taking up smoking, by targeting menthol cigarettes.
CHICAGO – Chicago-based ProSmoke is the now the only company in its industry to be certified by the Green Business Bureau. This distinguished honor is only given to companies that are both environmentally responsible and […]
Chicago-Based Electronic Cigarette Manufacturer Utilizes National “We Card”® Training Program To Prevent Youth Access
CHICAGO – ProSmoke Electronic Cigarettes, the industry-leading tobacco alternative based in the Chicago area, is pleased to announce they have implemented company training using the “We Card”® Training Program, a nationally recognized sales training and […]
CBS 2’s Ed Curran has a warning from parents and experts who fear these new apps could encourage kids to start smoking the real thing.
If your New Year’s resolution is to quit smoking, there are a number of incentives.
An elderly man suffered first and second-degree burns Monday morning during a smoking-realted mishap that involved the man’s oxygen breathing tank, according to Fire Media Affairs.
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A recent hike in the Illinois cigarette state excise tax appears to be causing a run on cigarettes.
A 60-year-old woman died after being severely burned early Thursday in a fire caused by smoking while using oxygen in her Wicker Park neighborhood home.
The College of DuPage board is considering a stricter crackdown on smoking on the campus.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Thursday is the Great American Smokeout, and the Illinois Department of Public Health says it’s a good day to stop a bad habit. As WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller reports, there is a […]
Smoking and oxygen therapy proved to be a dangerous combination early Thursday, when a woman was critically injured in a fire on the city’s Near West Side.
The American Lung Association is touting a new poll which shows most Illinoisans who gamble would rather do it in a smoke-free environment.
You’ve heard of second-hand smoke and the dangers non-smokers face from it. But, now, there’s a new threat, from something called third-hand smoke.
The ways Illinois promotes clean air, and discourages smoking, are in for an evaluation from the American Lung Association.
Smokers will see an increase in the price of their habit soon, if the Illinois Coalition against Tobacco gets its way.