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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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[Oregon] TOUGHER SMOKING BAN PASSES FOR DOWNTOWN EUGENE

Under the new law, smoking is prohibited in public places like Kesey Square, as well sidewalks and alleys. Businesses can ask the city manager for permission to opt out of the ban. Likewise, businesses outside the downtown core can apply for permission t
KEZI-TV (Eugene, OR)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:54
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[Oregon] Eugene council aids Fifth Street Public Market expansion

city councilors unanimously approved three actions Monday ... Lastly, the council expanded the city smoking ban to include downtown sidewalks, alleys and plazas adjacent to smoke-free private and public buildings, unless the property owner seeks city appr
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jul 24, 2018 20:39
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Which Oregon counties have the most smokers?

Below is the percentage of adults in each Oregon county who said that they currently smoke cigarettes. The 36 counties are listed in order, from a high of more than 31 percent to a low of less than 9 percent. The data we used cover 2012 through 2015, so
The Oregonian
added Jul 19, 2018 21:54
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[Oregon] EUGENE CITY COUNCIL LOOKS INTO EXPANDING NO-SMOKING ZONE DOWNTOWN

Currently, the city ordinance does not allow smoking within 10 feet of any public doorway or within 25 feet of the entrance to government buildings throughout Eugene. The proposed ordinance would add to those restrictions. Staff with the city said if ap
KEZI-TV (Eugene, OR)
added Jul 11, 2018 02:20
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In Oregon, Workers Legally Protected Against Discrimination Include Off-Duty Smokers and Those with Bad Credit

"People who file a lawsuit,... people who lawfully use tobacco products during off-duty hours, those who oppose unsafe or unhealthy working conditions or who report healthcare violations are also protected." The Oregon Law Commission is curre
Willamette Week
added Jun 11, 2018 10:38
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[Oregon] $3 million lawsuit names teen motorist in fatal crash

The lawsuit states that Tobacco World and its owner, defendant Vishal Nisher, knew it was selling and profiting from nitrous oxide sales for illegitimate uses.
Portland (OR) Tribune
added Apr 14, 2018 01:37
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