Tony Abboud Illinois Senate Considers Flavored Tobacco Ban By Sam Dunklau • Oct 29, 2019 Lee Milner State lawmakers are considering whether to ban flavored tobacco products in Illinois. Both sides of that debate made their cases before a panel of state senators in Springfield Tuesday. Listen Listening... / 1:01 Sam Dunklau reports. Unpacking Pritzker's Tax Proposals: Cigarette And Vaping Taxes By Sam Dunklau • Mar 6, 2019 Nicholas King / via Flikr Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker is asking state lawmakers to raise the tax on cigarettes, and begin taxing vaping products. It’s part of a plan he introduced last month to balance the state budget. Listen Listening... / 0:59 Listen to a summary of the story.