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[Oregon] Smokers beware: Smoking in a car with children present can cost you $500

Although some lawmakers objected to Oregon going too far to police personal conduct, Rep. Jim Thompson, R-Dallas, said the state is right to protect chlldren from second-hand smoke in such closed quarters.
The Oregonian
added Dec 29, 2013 10:39

[Oregon] LUNDEBERG: Smoking at 90

The obit noted, with what I perceived as family pride, that at age 90, the decedent was still a smoker. ... Was the statement a claim that tobacco aided in her longevity? Or at the very least, didn’t hinder it any? Or that she was just someone with the w
Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald
added Aug 24, 2013 11:38

[Oregon] Should cigarettes be illegal?

Tobacco clearly takes a significant toll on the lives of Americans, causing 450,000 premature deaths a year, and some say cigarettes should be banned.
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Jan 26, 2013 06:25

[Oregon] New smoking rules, among others, set to take effect in new year

Starting Jan. 1, tobacco use won't be allowed on state property, including parking lots, porches and other outdoor areas.
The Oregonian
added Dec 31, 2012 11:22

[Oregon] A healthy life up in smoke: Habit makes Klamath one of unhealthiest counties in state

Statewide, 16.3 percent of Oregon adults smoke cigarettes. In Klamath County, 24 percent of adults smoke. All this smoking has helped make Klamath County one of the most unhealthy counties in the state. In 2012, Klamath County ranked 31 out of 33 count
Klamath Falls (OR) Herald & News
added Dec 28, 2012 05:43

[Oregon] Portland State researcher: Seniors with serious illness find smoking, drinking tough habits to break

A recent study of adults age 50 to 85 found that only 19 percent of those diagnosed with lung disease quit smoking within two years. The research, led by Portland State University professor Jason Newsom, also showed that the vast majority of older adults
The Oregonian blogs
added Aug 12, 2012 19:25

Oregon's governor orders state buildings to go tobacco-free by 2014

Kitzhaber signed an executive order Thursday creating a single no-smoking, no-tobacco policy for state government.
The Oregonian
added Aug 3, 2012 08:43

[Oregon] The Dream of Social Smoking Is Alive at Flight Lounge

Flight Lounge—a new, tiny smoking lounge ...the concept is "to make a Portland version of an Amsterdam cafe," a no-frills spot to spend an afternoon sipping tea and using in-house equipment to smoke weed brought from the outside. Flynn owns the building,
Willamette Week
added Aug 8, 2018 19:38

Oregon Governor Kate Brown And Community Partners Celebrate 20 Years Of State Tobacco Prevention Achievements At Salem Event

Oregon Governor Kate Brown and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) held a news conference and celebration this morning in Salem to mark 20 years of tobacco prevention successes in Oregon. OHA also announced their state tobacco prevention strategies moving f
added May 20, 2017 15:36

[Oregon] High Court Won't Hear Ore. Jury's $25M Philip Morris Order ($$)

The high court wasn't swayed by Philip Morris’ argument that Oregon’s partial retrial system had deprived it of its right to due process after an Oregon appellate court threw out the first jury’s $150 million punitive damage verdict — which was mostly fo
added May 16, 2016 18:40
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