Health Commissioner Says City Doing Right Thing By Making Tobacco Products Harder To Get Chicago’s top health official has no doubts that the city is doing the right thing by making cigarettes and other tobacco products harder to get for teenagers and more expensive, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Aldermen, Retailers Continue Efforts To Block Mayor Emanuel's Tobacco OrdinanceSome aldermen and retailers say they are working hard to block Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposals to raise the legal smoking age to 21 and raise taxes on tobacco products other than cigarettes, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Aldermen Push Back On Emanuel’s Tobacco Proposal During City Council HearingA proposal from Mayor Rahm Emanuel to crack down on cigarette sales to young people drew heavy criticism at a City Council hearing today, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Emanuel Wants To Raise Age To Buy Tobacco In Chicago To 21The mayor will introduce the proposal to the City Council on Wednesday. Emanuel said it’s all part of his effort to prevent young people from becoming addicted to potentially deadly tobacco products.
Armed Suspects Rob Another Indiana StoreThe clerk was tied up, robbed and thought he was going to die. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
CVS Health Phases Out Tobacco Sales One Month EarlyAs CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
CVS To Stop Selling Tobacco Products By OctoberCVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.
Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette PeddlerIt turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.
Federal Investigators Probe Fire At Geneva ChurchFederal officials are investigating after a fire broke out last weekend at a church in Geneva.
Preckwinkle Urges Approval Of Alcohol, Tobacco Tax HikesCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and medical professionals are urging County Board members to approve increases in the alcohol and tobacco taxes when the board meets on Monday.
Senators Urge Baseball To Ban Tobacco U.S. senators and health officials are taking on a baseball tradition older than the World Series itself: chewing tobacco on the diamond.
Graphic Warning Labels Coming To Cigarette PacksStarting in the fall of 2012, smokers reaching for a pack of cigarettes will get an in-your-face warning about what they’re doing to themselves and the people around them.