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[Oregon] One person speaks against state park smoking ban

Matt Kirstein of Oak Grove, the sole person speak at Thursday's hearing, said he thinks the rule represents a slippery slope. "Let's face it: this isn't about trash in streams or anything like that," said Kirstein, who said his favorite state parks was
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Jan 10, 2014 11:20

[Oregon] Editorial: The right way to spend tobacco money ($$)

Oregon’s anti-smoking advocates are poised to get something from the state Legislature that they’ve never received before.
Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Jul 14, 2013 11:38

Retailers fear fallout from Oregon's proposed tobacco tax increase

Two pieces of tobacco legislation are pending in the Oregon Legislature and tobacco industry giants like Phillip Morris, John Middleton and U.S. Smokeless Tobacco are taking notice. They’re providing retailers with information and encouraging them to lob (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jun 12, 2013 14:13

Oregon's Missed Opportunity for Tobacco Prevention; Master Settlement Agreement Monies Spent Elsewhere

The Lund Report
added May 15, 2012 17:59

Oregon Putting All Its Declining Tobacco Settlement Funds into Health Expenses

For the first time, Oregon will use all of its $158 million biennial tobacco master settlement for healthcare-related expenses, and not divert the money to pay for other projects. The bulk of the funds will be geared toward the Oregon Health Plan, which
The Lund Report
added Jul 4, 2015 11:42

[Oregon] Smokers are 40 times more likely to develop cancers in head and neck

The level of concern you should have for contracting cancer of the head and neck can be gauged by the answer to one simple question: Do you smoke?
Klamath Falls (OR) Herald & News
added Oct 21, 2012 16:50

[Oregon] A neat trick that makes political ads more effective

FCC’s Media Bureau unmasked the Fairness Matters for Oregonians Committee as a front. The group ran a series of TV ads against a state ballot proposition to increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products. The money behind the ads, it was revealed
added Mar 21, 2016 18:52

[Oregon] Letter from Senators to White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) (PDF)

We urge OMB to work quickly to finalize review of the final deeming rule, ensuring that the rule gives FDA authority over all tobacco products including e-cigarettes and cigars, explicitly bans the use of flavorings and marketing that appeals to children
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Oct 24, 2015 14:12

[Oregon] Appellate court rules jurors acted reasonably in $25 million tobacco lawsuit

The appeals court likened Philip Morris’ role in the death of smoker Michelle Schwarz to “manslaughter” under Oregon law, had it been litigated in criminal court.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2015 17:36

[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Roll back tobacco ban in Portland parks: Editorial Agenda 2015

People who want to smoke or chew or vape in parks, meanwhile, will keep right on doing it, though disapproving park users will feel empowered to scowl and lecture. Portland's parks thus will become slightly less accommodating and civil, and no one will be
The Oregonian
added Jun 16, 2015 20:48
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