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[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 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

Which Oregon candidates puff on cigarette cash? 2016 money in politics

Oregon's main lobbying entity on tobacco issues, Altria Client Services, has given more than $83,200 to candidates or campaign committees since Oct. 6, campaign finance reports show. More than half — some $43,000 — has gone to a political action committe
The Oregonian
added Nov 16, 2015 21:41

[Oregon] Banks revisits parks smoking ban, but councilor wants 'public health risk' cut from ordinance

The Banks City Council this month revisited the possibility of a smoking ban in public parks and on city property. But one councilor wants to frame the discussion as one of public preferences, not one of public health. When a ban was last discussed in S
The Oregonian
added Mar 15, 2015 12:42

[Oregon] 80% of new tobacco tax won't go to help people quit?

A large per-pack increase in Oregon’s cigarette tax currently being debated in the State Legislature will primarily back-fill General Fund spending, and do little to help smokers quit. HB 2555 will increase Oregon’s cigarette tax by $1.00 per pack, but o
added Mar 8, 2015 15:10
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