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Use of e-cigarettes among young people in Oregon on the rise, prompting health warning

The number of young people in Oregon turning to electronic cigarettes -- infused with flavorings like Irish cream, blackberry cobbler and watermelon -- is on the rise. With that increase, comes a public health threat, Dr. Jennifer Vines, deputy health o
The Oregonian
added Nov 19, 2014 15:54
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[Oregon] Corvallis limits sales, use of electronic cigarettes

Corvallis has banned the sale of electronic cigarettes to those under the age of 18 and also has limited their use to the same venues that currently allow tobacco use. E-cigarettes thus cannot be used in indoor workplaces and public places and within 10
Corvallis (OR) Gazette-Times
added Dec 31, 2013 16:10
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Oregon set to see $9 million boost to tobacco settlement funds

Oregon is set to receive an additional $9 million in money from tobacco companies following a Wednesday ruling from a three-judge panel.
The Oregonian
added Sep 11, 2013 22:47
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[Oregon] VIDEO: Ore. rep: Teens won't smoke if tax goes up

A new federal study, with findings released on KOIN 6 News Tuesday, shows it’s way too easy for teenagers in Oregon to get their hands on cigarettes and other tobacco products.
KOIN-TV Ch. 6
added Sep 5, 2013 12:56
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EDITORIAL: Oregon needs tougher enforcement against sales of tobacco to teenagers

federal funds to support enforcement efforts -- such funds are available, but Oregon hasn't yet applied -- should be immediately sought. It's the least Oregon can do if it is serious about saving more lives and the prosperity they create.
The Oregonian
added Sep 5, 2013 07:41
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[Oregon] UO campus tobacco-free starting Sept. 1

The University of Oregon campus goes smoke and tobacco free starting Saturday, Sept. 1. The new change, made official by Oregon Administrative Rule 571-050-0005, bans the use of all tobacco products
KVAL-TV Channel 13 (Eugene, OR)
added Sep 18, 2012 01:54
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[Oregon] Portland jury awards $25 million in tobacco case against Philip Morris

The Oregonian
added Feb 17, 2012 00:00
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[Oregon] The new tobacco war / They may be safer, but could e-cigs renormalize smoking?

e-cigarettes could significantly reduce the harm for smokers, taking away the tar and other carcinogens that cause myriad health problems, saving millions of lives and billions in health care costs. On the other hand, e-cigarettes carry the risk of addic
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Nov 5, 2014 10:33
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[Oregon] RAPID RESPONSE: Readers sound off about e-cigarettes

Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Jan 20, 2014 00:48
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[Oregon] TANGLED UP IN BLU / E-cigarettes are gaining in popularity, and agencies are rushing to regulate their use

Coos County's position paper said it "stands in opposition to the use of all tobacco and unapproved nicotine delivery products such as electronic cigarettes." In addition, Bay Area Hospital prohibits e-cigarettes. Its policy states, "Tobacco use include
The World (Coos Bay, OR)
added Jan 8, 2014 23:28
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