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Illinois smoking law turns 11

Publication Date: 2019-01-04
  • Author:Sierra Brown

Eleven years ago, Illinois passed the Illinois Smoke Free Act which made it illegal to smoke within 15 feet of any entrance to a business.

Many residents have gotten used to the law after eleven years, but there is still one point of conflict between some smokers and businesses, and that would be drive-thrus.