Elgin May Raise Smoking Age From 18 To 21Elgin is one vote closer to raising the tobacco buying age to 21, in part because of a letter written by a nine-year-old girl.
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.
Cigarette Maker Moving Toward End Of Smokes As We Know Them: ReportPhilip Morris International has signaled it may one day phase out traditional cigarettes as it develops an alternative that heats tobacco but doesn’t burn it.
One-Fourth Of US Cancer Deaths Linked With 1 Thing: SmokingCigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict.
Tobacco-Buying Age Increases To 21 In Chicago This WeekRetailers predict unintended consequences. WBBM's Terry Keshner reports.
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.