Chicago, Cook County and Illinois regulatory report

The City of Chicago and Cook County have both raised the minimum age for purchasing tobacco to 21, while the state legislative authority is also proposing to increase the minimum age.

The City of Chicago is proposing a flavour ban on vapour products to protect minors.

Consumers in Chicago have to bear both city and county taxes imposed on vapour products, which significantly raises the cost of each product.

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