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Illinois Adopts Youth Vaping Prevention Law

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A new youth vaping prevention law was signed by the governor of Illinois. CHICAGO/SPRINGFIELD — Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker of Illinois announced that he has...

Illinois Senate Expected To Pass New Crack Down Legislation On Vaping

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Several lawmakers in the Illinois Senate are expected to pass new legislation that cracks down on underaged vaping across the state. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Democratic...

US: Smokers in Illinois Given Priority to Receive Coronavirus Vaccine

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As part of the state’s vaccination schedule, smokers in Illinois have been included in the list of residents considered high-risk, which alongside seniors and...

Illinois Lawmakers Propose 36% Wholesale Tax on Vaping Products

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Senate Bill 1124 would amend the Tobacco Product Tax Act of 1995 to include e-cigarettes in the definition of tobacco products. This would apply...

BiPartisan SAFE Kids Act Focuses On Banning E-liquid Flavors

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Specifically, listed on Durbin’s website are these factors of how the SAFE Kids Act would: “Place Strong Restrictions on E-Cigarette Flavorings: The bill would generally...

Senator Dick Durbin Uses Conspiracy to Attack Vaping

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Democratic Senator Dick Durbin from Illinois has said: “We have made great progress in convincing kids not to start smoking cigarettes. They know that cigarettes...

Springfield IL: Smoking Ban May Be Extended to Include Vaping

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Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen thinks that this ban would be beneficial to public health. "We thought of this idea because while we were...

Kane County IL May be Raising The Legal Tobacco Purchasing Age...

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Earlier this month and after months of research by local city staff, the City Council of another locale in  Illinois, Aurora, also voted unanimously...

Aurora IL, Raises the Legal Age to Purchase E-Cigs to 21

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Placing e-cigs on the same shelf as regular cigarettes and regulating them in the same way, could prove detrimental to public health.Last week, and...

Illinois: Teenagers caught vaping will be fined

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Teenagers' use of electronic cigarettes has tripled between 2013 and 2014 in the USA, surpassing the use of all other tobacco products, and federal...