Update: 10:08 pm, 3/9/14, Sunday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Most smokers will tell you quitting is one of the hardest things to do.
LOS ANGELES, CA -- The Los Angeles City Council has voted to ban electronic cigarettes in some areas of the city.
ILLINOIS -- Drivers who smoke behind the wheel could get a ticket if they have kids in the car.
ILLINOIS -- The state has been smoke-free indoors for more than five years. Now, one lawmaker wants to take it a step further.
ILLINOIS -- More people are turning to e-cigarettes as an alternative to traditional tobacco products and it's sparking a statewide debate.
SPRINGFIELD -- Soon, tossing cigarette butts out the window will be considered littering and could cost you.
CHARLESTON -- If you're looking for a job at Coles County hospital, you might want to put down that cigarette first.
SPRINGFIELD -- Public college campuses could soon be added to the list of places you can't smoke.
VERMILION COUNTY -- According to the I Sing Body Electric survey, drinking and driving rates are down among teens.
VERMILION COUNTY -- Out of 102 counties in the state, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation says Vermilion County is 96 when it comes to health.
CHAMPAIGN -- A new study says Illinois is behind when it comes to anti-smoking rules.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Students asked their peers to say an important phrase today, "I quit."
SPRINGFIELD -- Another part of the governor's plan is to raise the tax on cigarettes.
SPRINGFIELD-- As state leaders work to tackle a variet of issues, they're also debating the idea of banning flavored cigar wraps. Some want them off store shelves for good.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn wants to charge smokers more to light up.
CHAMPAIGN -- Investigators now say a cigarette started a balcony fire yesterday.
Lawmakers' latest efforts to overturn Illinois' smoking ban hit a major roadblock.