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[Oregon] Wyden, Merkley to FDA: Ban flavored cigars, menthol cigarettes

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., are urging the Food and Drug Administration to act quickly to implement plans to ban flavored cigars and menthol cigarettes. In a letter sent this week by Wyden, Merkley and 19 other senators to FDA Commissioner
KTVZ Channel 21 (Bend, OR)
added Dec 8, 2018 02:55
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[Oregon] FRUITS: Taxing e-cigarettes may do more harm than good

With such high risks and costs associated with cigarette smoking, taxes and regulations should seek to encourage smokers who can’t quit to switch to less harmful products. Reducing harm should be the objective, rather than an unattainable goal of zero ha
The Oregonian
added Nov 28, 2018 22:06
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[Oregon] U.S. advocacy group lobbies for cannabis consumption in public places

Sam Chapman with the New Revenue Coalition (NRC) urged Oregon lawmakers to allow smoking in public places, given how many rental agreements don't allow smoking on the property. "Oregon has a lot of cannabis and not a lot of places to smoke it. This grou
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 24, 2018 23:06
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Group makes push for cannabis cafes in Oregon

The New Revenue Coalition wants to change that so people can have public places to light up. The group says people aren't able to smoke in private because many rental units bar smoking indoors. Oregon Public Broadcasting says the group will have to pers
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 24, 2018 23:03
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[Oregon] Brown Seeks Tobacco Tax Hike But Backs Away From Higher Alcohol Taxes

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is embracing a proposal by the Oregon Health Authority to raise cigarette taxes...she buys the agency’s argument that smoking is a major factor in driving up health care costs in Oregon and that tobacco taxes should play a bigger r
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Nov 18, 2018 21:05
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[Oregon] Smoke-free downtown public spaces now in effect

Eugene’s ordinance expanding smoke-free areas to sidewalks, medians and alleys in a 12-block downtown core took effect on Friday, August 24. Property owners within the area have the option to opt areas adjacent to their property out of the ordinance, and
City of Eugene, Oregon
added Aug 27, 2018 17:44
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[Oregon] Smoke-free Expansions

We’ve made a change to City code that makes the public spaces in the downtown core smoke-free. In addition, the code allows the expansion of smoke-free areas outside the downtown core.
City of Eugene, Oregon
added Aug 27, 2018 17:36
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[Oregon] Downtown smoking ban takes effect Friday

The new ordinance, which the City Council adopted last month, covers downtown sidewalks, alleys and plazas adjacent to smoke-free buildings, unless the property owners seeks city approval to opt out of the prohibition. The ban doesn’t cover privately ow
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Aug 23, 2018 12:06
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[Oregon] Smoke-free downtown public spaces takes effect Friday in Eugene

Eugene’s ordinance expanding smoke-free areas to sidewalks, medians and alleys in a 12-block downtown core will take effect this Friday, August 24, the City reports. Property owners within the area have the option to opt areas adjacent to their propert
KVAL-TV Channel 13 (Eugene, OR)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:42
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[Oregon] 'You smoked 5.6 cigarettes today': App tells you cigarette equivalent of air pollution

A new app claims to tell its users how dangerous it can be to breathe smoggy, smoky and generally unhealthy air all day, equating air pollution with cigarettes. The app, called "S***! I Smoke," says developers were inspired by Berkeley Earth's findings
WBMA ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Aug 22, 2018 18:20
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