City snuffs out sales of menthol cigarettes near schools
From Chicago Sun-Times:
The City Council agreed Wednesday to snuff out the sale of menthol and flavored tobacco products within 500 feet Chicago schools - five times the existing radius - to curb teen turn smoking.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was forced to settle for the lesser of two ordinances tailor-made to curtail the sale of two gateway products used to lure teenagers into a lifetime addiction to smoking. Read more.