It 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 officials are investigating after a fire broke out last weekend at a church in Geneva.
Cook 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.
U.S. senators and health officials are taking on a baseball tradition older than the World Series itself: chewing tobacco on the diamond.
Starting 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.
The ways Illinois promotes clean air, and discourages smoking, are in for an evaluation from the American Lung Association.