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Consequences of clean indoor air exemptions in Oregon: the hookah story -- Maher et al.

In 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
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2012 01:54

[Oregon] GORDON: E-cigs still surrounded by smoke

E-cigs may seem futuristic, clean and tasty, but they have the potential to cause serious harm to the body over time. Only time will tell.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Oct 28, 2013 03:23

[Oregon] Why pot legalization advocates should oppose tobacco tax hike: Editorial Agenda 2014

Yes, advocates of marijuana legalization, we're talking about you. You should care about House Bill 4129, sponsored by Rep. Brian Clem, D-Salem, because you're bound to be similarly targeted within a few years of legalization.
The Oregonian
added Feb 2, 2014 00:16

[Oregon] U.S. top court rejects Philip Morris appeal of judgment in smoker's death

By rejecting the cigarette maker's appeal, the high court left in place a July 2015 Oregon Court of Appeals ruling...Michelle Schwarz began smoking in 1964 at age 18 and tried but failed to quit numerous times before switching in 1976 to the company's Me
added May 16, 2016 15:01

$25 million isn't too much to punish Philip Morris for Oregon smoker's death, court rules

Philip Morris USA has vast wealth and a Portland jury that awarded $25 million in punitive damages to a dead smoker's family acted reasonably to send a message to the cigarette maker for its reprehensible way of conducting business, the Oregon Court of Ap
The Oregonian
added Jul 16, 2015 11:27

[California, Oregon] Legislative Action Center!

S. 772 - "Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2013" Call Your Senator to URGE SUPPORT! Protect the premium cigar retail industry!
IPCPR: International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association
added Jul 15, 2013 12:01

Supreme Court upholds $25M Oregon tobacco damages award

The jury also awarded $150 million in punitive damages, which was lowered to $25 million after further proceedings. The Court of Appeals upheld the damages, citing Philip Morris' "extraordinarily reprehensible conduct" in defrauding Schwarz and others t
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 17, 2016 18:44

[Oregon] House near Mapleton burns after oxygen tank explodes

A woman burned when she accidentally set off the blast escapes with her grandson’s aid
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jul 3, 2013 11:37

Oregon Court of Appeals revives low-tar cigarette lawsuit that could be worth $1 billion

The Oregon Court of Appeals Wednesday breathed new life into a lawsuit filed by two Portland-area women who want the money they spent on lower tar cigarettes back -- claiming cigarette maker Philip Morris long misrepresented the cigarettes as less harmfu
The Oregonian
added Jun 19, 2013 23:17

[Oregon] Greenlick Files Bill to Make Cigarettes a Prescription-Only Drug

Rep. Mitch Greenlick (D-Portland), filed a bill that would put nicotine in the same category as ketamine, and would make having the addictive substance without a doctor’s note a crime.
Willamette Week
added Jan 23, 2013 17:05
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