First Day of Increased Age Requirement to Buy Tobacco in CountyCounty Council said nearly 2,000 deaths were caused by smoking, and 800 kids began smoking in the county last year.
MLB Players, Owners Reach Tentative Labor DealThe experiment of having the All-Star Game determine which league gets home-field advantage in the World Series will end after 14 years.
Alderwoman Sponsors Bill to Raise Age to Purchase TobaccoA similar plan raising the tobacco-buying age from 18 to 21 did pass the St.Louis County Council.
Teens React to Tobacco 21 LawNow that "Tobacco 21" is the law, how are teens reacting?
Inexperienced Agents Conducted St. Louis Gun StingsFederal agents lacked proper guidance and experience while conducting undercover sting operations in St. Louis and several other cities aimed at disrupting illegal gun sales.
New FDA Guidelines to Include Hookah and CigarsIn 90 days, it will be illegal to sell e-cigarettes, hookah tobacco or cigars to anyone under the age of 18.
Illinois Considers Raising Age to Buy Tobacco ProductsThe bill comes as California Gov. Jerry Brown considers whether to sign legislation that would raise the tobacco-buying age to 21 in his state.
Study: Heart Attack Victims Are Getting Younger, HeavierSLU Care cardiologist Dr. Michael Lim at SSM Health SLU Hospital explained that means people need to start being active now.
Bill Proposes Raising Age to Buy Tobacco to 21 in IllinoisThe bill is assigned to Senate's Public Health Committee.
New Illinois Law Imposes Fine For Minors With E-CigsIllinois law already prohibits selling e-cigarettes to anyone under 18.
Businessman Challenges Proposal for Tobacco Tax AmendmentThe suit was filed on behalf of Jim Boeving, owner of Discount Smokes & Beer in Springfield, who wants to prevent the measure from being placed on this year's ballot.
Illinois Tobacco Sellers Required to Have a License in 2016Most of the license fee will go to tracking down the smuggling and sale of contraband cigarettes.

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