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[Oregon] Smoke-free Expansions

We’ve made a change to City code that makes the public spaces in the downtown core smoke-free. In addition, the code allows the expansion of smoke-free areas outside the downtown core.
City of Eugene, Oregon
added Aug 27, 2018 17:36
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[Oregon] Downtown smoking ban takes effect Friday

The new ordinance, which the City Council adopted last month, covers downtown sidewalks, alleys and plazas adjacent to smoke-free buildings, unless the property owners seeks city approval to opt out of the prohibition. The ban doesn’t cover privately ow
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Aug 23, 2018 12:06
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[Oregon] Smoke-free downtown public spaces now in effect

Eugene’s ordinance expanding smoke-free areas to sidewalks, medians and alleys in a 12-block downtown core took effect on Friday, August 24. Property owners within the area have the option to opt areas adjacent to their property out of the ordinance, and
City of Eugene, Oregon
added Aug 27, 2018 17:44
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[Oregon] Smoke-free downtown public spaces takes effect Friday in Eugene

Eugene’s ordinance expanding smoke-free areas to sidewalks, medians and alleys in a 12-block downtown core will take effect this Friday, August 24, the City reports. Property owners within the area have the option to opt areas adjacent to their propert
KVAL-TV Channel 13 (Eugene, OR)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:42
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[Oregon] 'You smoked 5.6 cigarettes today': App tells you cigarette equivalent of air pollution

A new app claims to tell its users how dangerous it can be to breathe smoggy, smoky and generally unhealthy air all day, equating air pollution with cigarettes. The app, called "S***! I Smoke," says developers were inspired by Berkeley Earth's findings
WBMA ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Aug 22, 2018 18:20
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[Oregon] OHA says tobacco sales to underage smokers widespread

The new minimum age law, known as Tobacco 21, went into effect Jan. 1, making Oregon the fifth state in the nation to do so, following Hawaii, California, New Jersey and Maine. This year Massachusetts also followed suit. At least 340 other “localities,”
La Grande (OR) Observer
added Aug 18, 2018 15:29
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[Oregon] Council adopts smokefree downtown public right-of-ways and opt-in option city-wide

The ordinance is designed to promote community health by reducing the exposure and impacts of secondhand smoke and cigarette litter.
Eugene (OR) Daily News
added Aug 11, 2018 15:10
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Cancer Society: Oregon falls short in fighting Big Tobacco

The annual report “How Do You Measure Up? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality” finds Oregon achieves the benchmark in three of the nine public policy areas. Oregon can improve in three categories and e
KTVZ Channel 21 (Bend, OR)
added Aug 10, 2018 18:45
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[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
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[Oregon] Council adopts smokefree downtown public right-of-ways and opt-in option city-wide

Eugene’s City Council voted 6-2 last night to adopt an ordinance expanding smokefree areas on public right-of-ways within the downtown core, with property owners having the option to opt out of the ordinance. The ordinance also includes an “opt-in” optio
City of Eugene, Oregon
added Aug 11, 2018 15:13
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