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Chicago, NYC, LA and San Francisco Implementing New E-Cigarette Laws

Bechara Choucair, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Bechara Choucair, M.D.

Not allowing e-cigarettes to be used indoors is a smart move for cities and towns that want to preserve the health of their community. Adding e-cigarettes to smoke-free laws is also practical. People who want to smoke e-cigarettes can continue to do so in the same places where regular cigarettes are smoked, while everyone else can continue to breathe clean air wherever they work, learn and play.

City Lost Thousands Worth Of Drugs, Vaccines, Birth Control Pills

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of controlled substances, vaccines and birth control pills have either expired or may have been "stolen or misp...

Health Department Shuts Down Dunkin' Donuts And 7-Eleven

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Dunkin' Donuts and 7-Eleven both in the city were shut down Tuesday after failing inspections by the city Health Department. The Dunkin' Donuts was...