Walmart Raises Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco To 21The world's largest retailer also said it will also stop selling fruit and dessert flavored e-cigarettes, which critics say can hook teenagers on vaping.
Tobacco 21 Bill Heads To Illinois Senate After Passing HouseMore than 30 Illinois communities have already enacted Tobacco 21 ordinances, including Arlington Heights, Lake Zurich and Park Ridge.
Elgin To Consider Raising Minimum Age To Buy TobaccoA Chicago suburb will consider raising the minimum age to buy tobacco and nicotine products following a letter from a 9-year-old requesting the mayor help people stop smoking.
Elk Grove Village Snuffs Out Proposed Ban On Tobacco SalesMayor Craig Johnson instead will ask the village board to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Elk Grove Village May Prohibit Stores From Selling TobaccoRetailers in one northwest suburb stand to lose revenue, if the Elk Grove Village board moves forward with a ban on tobacco sales.
Maywood Bans Tobacco Sales To Those Under 21Another Chicago area community has decided to ban tobacco sales to people who are under 21-years old.