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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks at an event. Pritzker’s administration proposed a vape tax to help cover Illinois’ budget deficit

Gov. Pritzker considering vape tax to reduce deficit

February 11, 2019

In their first budget proposal, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his administration are considering a tax on e-cigarettes to generate revenue for Illinois. Deputy Gov. Dan Hynes told Politico that the budget...

FDA proposes regulation of electronic cigarettes

April 27, 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed a new rule Thursday that would allow the agency to regulate electronic cigarettes and other tobacco-related products. The proposed rules come roughly six...

Vines: Chicago ban on e-cigarettes unnecessary, counterproductive

Vines: Chicago ban on e-cigarettes unnecessary, counterproductive

January 16, 2014

The Chicago City Council, with the support of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, passed a citywide ban Wednesday on electronic cigarette usage indoors. The measure prohibits the use of e-cigarettes indoors in public...

The Follow-up: Nov. 4

November 4, 2013

Listen to editors from The Daily Northwestern weigh in on the week's biggest stories. This week: noise complaints on Noyes Street, a new city-wide ban on e-cigarettes and the recently published In Focus...

 April Bailey, tobacco program manager at the American Lung Association, speaks at the city council meeting Monday evening in support of e-cigarette regulation. The council voted 8-1 in favor of the ordinance.

Evanston bans electronic cigarette use in public spaces

October 29, 2013

Evanston aldermen Monday night voted to prohibit electronic cigarette use in public spaces, despite a personal plea from one of their own against the restriction. After weeks of heated deliberation,...

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