Opposition flips, Illinois House passes Tobacco 21 law

By Cole Lauterbach | Illinois News Network llinois is one step closer to becoming the eighth state to raise the legal age for buying and using tobacco and vaping products to 21. House Representatives passed the bill Tuesday afternoon. State Rep. Camille Lilly, the Oak Park Democrat who sponsored the bill, said Medicaid in Illinois…

2019 ILBA CONVENTION AND TRADE SHOW

134th Annual ILBA Convention and Trade Show will be held September 15 – 17, 2019, in LaSalle/Peru, IL. The Trade Show will take place on Monday, September 16, 2019 from Noon to 3:00pm. Make plans now to join us for a great Convention at the Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort in Utica, IL – hosted…

Illinois General Assembly Update – Sept. 22, 2019

  2000 BILLS PRESENTED 111 AIMED AT ILBA MEMBERS WE ARE ON RED ALERT!   PASSED BILLS SB1  MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE TO $15 BY 2025   PRESENTED BILLS  STATEWIDE $1000 VGT FEE,  RECREATIONAL CANNABIS, CANNABIS SOCIAL HALLS, SPORTS BETTING,  6 WEEKS PAID HEALTH CARE LEAVE, INCREASED TOBACCO FINES, HOME LIQUOR DELIVERY, 16 WEEKS MATERNITY LEAVE,…