State may look at spread of video gambling

By Benjamin Yount | Illinois News Network Nov 26, 2018 Andrea Delbo | Shutterstock.com Video poker machines are more prevalent and profitable than ever before, according to a new state report. That has some lawmakers and local leaders looking to do something about them. The video gambling report comes as lawmakers consider the largest expansion…

Fourteen Briefs Filed in Support of Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association’s Appeal to the Supreme Court

Source: http://alcohollawreview.com/ November 21, 2018 Petitioner side briefing is complete in support of the Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers (Tennessee Retailers) Association’s appeal before the Supreme Court of the United States. The primary brief was filed by the Jones Day law firm on behalf of the Tennessee Retailers. This legal brief highlights the errors made…

Video gambling equivalent of 24 new casinos

By Jake Griffin November 13, 2018 6:15 am The addition of video gambling in Illinois is now the equivalent of having more than 24 casinos. That’s according to details from the recently released “Wagering in Illinois” annual report issued by the state legislature’s Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability. The report tracks gambling revenue the state received during…

FDA Seeks Ban On Menthol Cigarettes To Fight Teen Smoking

Source: https://www.npr.org/ November 15, 2018 The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it will seek a ban on the sale of menthol-flavored cigarettes. The announcement came as the agency officially released a detailed plan to also restrict the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes. It also wants to ban flavored cigars. In a statement, FDA…