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…

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,…

Sales of nonalcoholic booze are on the rise – and it reveals a dark truth about social-media surveillance culture

Source: https://www.businessinsider.com/ Kate Taylor February 15, 2019 Sales of nonalcoholic beer and cocktails are exploding. Millennials and Gen Zers are drinking less than older generations, in part because of fears related to losing control while drunk and having the evidence shared on Snapchat, Instagram, or Facebook. As police departments and government organizations increasingly monitor social…