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Orange Bowl Cancels Cigar Sponsorship

Illinois Senator Dick Durbin was one who lobbied NCAA and bowl officials to drop Camacho Cigars, citing health concerns.

12/24/2011

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Sen. Durbin Objects To Orange Bowl Cigar Sponsor

Illinois Democrat and two others in Congress call for NCAA and game officials to reconsider contract.

12/22/2011

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Hope For St. Charles Smoking Ban Vote Snuffed Out

Rejection may lead to petition drive to put issue on ballot next year.

11/29/2011

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St. Charles County Smoking Ban Sees First Light

The hearing brought out some big name constituents, including the one whose name is on the tips of everybody’s tounge.

11/15/2011

7/13/11-Stacy Reliford with the American Cancer Society speaks during Wednesday's press conference in which the group released results of a survey on voter attitudes toward an expanded smoking ban in St. Louis County. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Survey Reflects Strong Support For Expanded Smoking Ban

Survey: 72% in favor of expanded smoking ban in county, 68% “strongly” in favor.

07/13/2011

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No Action on Casino Smoking Bill in Illinois

Legislation that would allow smoking at Illinois casinos was not put up for vote

05/11/2011

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Study: Missouri Women At Higher Risk For Developing Cancer

Nearly one-in-four female residents smoke, report says.

05/05/2011

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Teens Find it Tougher to Get Smokes in Illinois

State liquor control commission praises retailer crackdown

04/15/2011

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How Healthy is Illinois?

The Top 10 healthiest counties are……

03/30/2011

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No Smoking: Casino Revenue Killer

Illinois casinos lost $800 million in revenue.

03/30/2011

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