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College board seeks to update tobacco-free policy to Oregon’s new age limit

The Treasure Valley Community College Board went through its first reading of amendments to the college’s tobacco-free college policy on Tuesday, increasing the age limit to 21, and prohibiting the possession of tobacco products and inhalant delivery sys
Argus Observer (Ontario, OR)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:18
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[Oregon] Pendleton City Council snubs out smoking in parks

The ordinance doesn’t just ban cigarettes, but any “tobacco products” or “lighted smoking instrument or activated inhalant delivery system.” That means cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, snuff, e-cigarettes or vape pens are also forbidden.
East Oregonian
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[Oregon] Blue Zone Projects Umpqua works on tobacco issue

is working to improve the health of people in Douglas County, and Tuesday night project representatives heard about the issues around local tobacco usage, with one of the highest percentages of smokers in the state. The group is trying to form strategies
Roseburg (OR) News-Review
added Oct 14, 2017 16:08
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[Oregon] Free Retailer Training with Compliance of Enforcement of Tobacco 21

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Health agencies in Benton County are offering a free retailer training class this month to make sure they are in compliance with the law. Those attending the training class will also learn about checking and identifying fake ID cards.
KEZI-TV (Eugene, OR)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:30
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[Oregon] BENTON COUNTY, OR: Tobacco 21 Enforcement Begins January 2018; Retailer Training To Be Held In October

Oregon Governor Kate Brown's recent signing of SB 754, known as Tobacco 21 and recently passed by the Oregon Legislature, makes Oregon the fifth state to increase the age to purchase tobacco, after California, Hawaii, Maine and New Jersey. The new law ta
Public.
added Oct 4, 2017 11:01
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Oregon DEQ Fines Medford E-Cigarette Company for Hazardous Waste Violations

the violations committed by ECBlend, LLC, included failing to determine whether waste liquids that contained nicotine and generated by the company were hazardous. Other violations included illegally storing hazardous waste and transporting hazardous wast
KAJO 1270 AM 99.7 FM (Grants Pass, OR)
added Sep 30, 2017 23:05
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Tobacco ban, event business licenses in the works for city council East Oregonian

The smoking ban would prohibit the use of all tobacco products at city parks, carrying an enforcement power that wasn’t included in an administrative rule passed in 2013 that banned smoking within 20 feet of a public playground.
East Oregonian
added Sep 30, 2017 19:38
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[Oregon] Coos County officials say 12% of HS juniors smoke cigarettes, 21% use tobacco

As of last week, you can't legally buy tobacco in Oregon until you're 21. Governor Kate Brown signed the bill increasing the age from 18 to 21. In Coos County, health officials say 12 percent of high school juniors are smoking cigarettes and 21 percent ar
KCBY-TV (North Bend, OR)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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EDITORIAL: Our View: Washington, Idaho should follow Oregon on tobacco age ($$)

A week ago, Oregon joined California, Hawaii, Maine and New Jersey to raise the tobacco possession age to 21, affecting both traditional tobacco products and vaporizers. The law, which takes effect Jan. 1, targets tobacco vendors with fines ranging betw
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Aug 16, 2017 15:25
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High use of electronic cigarettes seen in 8th-9th graders in Oregon

Rates of e-cigarette use among Oregon 8th & 9th graders is higher than national samples, and that e-cigarette use is closely linked with marijuana and other tobacco use
ScienceDaily
added Aug 17, 2017 16:59
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