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Tobacco settlement coughs up $4M to fight smoking in Oregon

Oregon is getting a $4 million boost from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement to fight youth smoking, the first time funds from the settlement are actually being used in the state to fight tobacco use.
The Business Journal Portland (OR)
added Sep 10, 2013 13:16
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[Oregon] VIDEO: Portland parks smoking ban debated

public debate was held on whether to ban smoking in all Portland parks. The plan would ban smoking of cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes and marijuana in public parks, trails and natural areas, with violators being cited or thrown
KOIN-TV Ch. 6
added Feb 13, 2015 15:27
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[Oregon] Senate Votes to Stop Using Tobacco Prevention Dollars to License Smoke Shops

voted 16-13 to make smoke shops pay a user fee to cover the cost of their own licensure.... The money to certify the businesses and inspect them for compliance? Well, that was taken from the fund designed for tobacco prevention to deter kids from smoking.
The Lund Report
added Jul 1, 2015 12:06
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AUDIO: Oregon Lawmakers Ponder A Tax On E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes, the rapidly growing alternative to traditional cigarettes, were the focus of a hearing in Salem on Tuesday. Here's one way to tell that e-cigarettes are different than their normal counterparts: E-cigarettes are hawked by celebrities.
Northwest Public Radio (Pullman, WA)
added Sep 21, 2013 22:25
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[Oregon] House Kills Steiner Hayward’s Smoke Shop Certification Bill

Rep. Brent Barton led six moderate Democrats to join with Republicans to support the cigar lobby, helping them to avoid paying any fees to the state for their certification, and perpetuating an unseemly state policy that steals money from the tobacco pre
The Lund Report
added Jul 4, 2015 11:33
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[Oregon] Editorial: Smoke 'em if you've got 'em on the beach

“If we can accomplish those goals without a rule that would be difficult to enforce, we should try that first,” said a spokesman for the Parks and Recreation Department, and we wish that sentiment were more common in government.
Corvallis (OR) Gazette-Times
added Nov 10, 2014 23:39
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[Oregon] Cottage Grove, Ore. Bans Tobacco in Parks

city council unanimously approved a ban on the use of all forms of tobacco and electronic cigarettes in city parks beginning on Dec. 9. The ban will also apply to sidewalks, parking areas, buildings and structures that are part of the city’s parks and re
HalfWheel
added Nov 11, 2015 20:43
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[Oregon] Smoker ignites oxygen system

A Eugene woman was flown by to a Portland burn center after she was injured while smoking near a medical oxygen system in her home.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Jul 15, 2012 13:12
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Research letter / Consequences of clean indoor air exemptions in Oregon: the hookah story

this letter, we describe the exemptions in Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Act (ICAA), subsequent proliferation of hookah lounges and associated monetary costs, as well as patterns in youth hookah use. To our knowledge, this is the first such published study i
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:53
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Marlboro Lights Smokers' Class Bid Sunk in Oregon

An unfair trade practices lawsuit against Philip Morris brought by two women who smoked Marlboro Lights will not go forward as a class action, the Oregon Supreme Court held. Marilyn C. Pearson and Laura Grandin sued Philip Morris in Multnomah County,
Courthouse News
added Oct 26, 2015 18:38
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