Illinois law makes it illegal to smoke in vehicle with child inside

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WEHT) – It’s now illegal in Illinois to smoke in your car with a child inside after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill on Monday.

If law enforcement catches you smoking with a kid in your vehicle, you’ll be subject to fines up to $100 for the first offense and up to $250 for each offense after that.

The law took effect upon signing.

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(This story was originally published on August 27, 2019)

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