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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

[Oregon] RAPID RESPONSE: Readers sound off about e-cigarettes

Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Jan 20, 2014 00:48

[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

[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
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