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Smoke Free Illinois

As of January 1, 2008, the Smoke-Free Illinois Act requires that public places and places of employment must be completely smoke-free inside and within 15 feet from entrances, exits, windows that open and ventilation intakes.  This includes, but is not limited to:

* Public places and buildings, offices, elevators, restrooms, theaters, museums, libraries, educational institutions, etc.
* Restaurants, bars, taverns and gaming facilities
* Lobbies, reception areas, hallways, meeting rooms, waiting rooms, break rooms, etc.
* Concert halls, auditoriums, sports arenas, bowling alleys, skating rinks, polling places, private clubs, etc.
* Hospitals, health care facilities, health care clinics, child care, adult care, etc.
* No less than 75% of hotel or motel sleeping quarters rented to guests
* Public conveyances, government-owned vehicles and vehicles open to the public

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