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[Oregon] Merkley decries lack of action on e-cigarette rules

Our children are not using e-cigarettes to quit smoking. They are using them to start smoking. ... Let’s stop enriching the multibillion-dollar tobacco industry by continuing to delay the regulations authorized back in 2009. And let’s do the right thing
KTVZ Channel 21 (Bend, OR)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:15
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[Oregon] Smoking, solicitation bans on Ashland City Council agenda Tuesday

a proposal originally suggested by Councilor Stefani Seffinger to ban smoking downtown will be on the agenda. She introduced the proposed ordinance saying the smoke can get thick and make it difficult for people who suffer from breathing difficulty. She a
Ashland (OR) Daily Tidings
added Apr 20, 2016 13:03

[Oregon] Umatilla County Health works to block in-store tobacco advertising

Tobacco companies can no longer advertise through billboards, radio or television, but they can still pour millions of dollars into “power walls.” The walls are hard to miss, located behind the cashier at many convenience stores — an expanse of hundreds
East Oregonian
added Mar 28, 2016 17:27

[Oregon] A neat trick that makes political ads more effective

FCC’s Media Bureau unmasked the Fairness Matters for Oregonians Committee as a front. The group ran a series of TV ads against a state ballot proposition to increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products. The money behind the ads, it was revealed
added Mar 21, 2016 18:52

[Oregon] Smoking ban session draws little response

The Plaza benches where people congregate to smoke may soon be off-limits if the city imposes a downtown-wide ban on all forms of lighting up... “Ashland needs to guard against legislating lifestyle,” said Andy Kubich, the lone commenter to attend Ashlan
Ashland (OR) Daily Tidings
added Mar 19, 2016 01:41

[Oregon] Targeting tobacco

Tualatin City Council this week established tobacco-free city spaces. The new policy prohibits the use of tobacco and inhalant delivery systems (i.e. e-cigarettes) on all city owned or managed property, such as parks, trails, parking lots, plazas and sid
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Mar 18, 2016 03:34

[Oregon, Washington] Canceled Cannabis Cup Shows Legalization Fight Has Only Just Begun

there can’t be a Cannabis Cup or any sort of cannabis café because Oregon’s Clean Air Act was amended to include vaporization and cannabinoids. So, anywhere you cannot smoke tobacco indoors, you now cannot smoke cannabis or vaporize cannabis or use nicoti
Marijuana Politics
added Mar 8, 2016 16:24

[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Cutting tobacco use

Implementing the higher age limit could be phased in, if necessary, rather than all at once. Either way, Lane County needs to join the more than 120 cities and counties nationwide that have raised the legal age to buy and use tobacco to 21.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Mar 4, 2016 13:48

[Oregon] Exploding e-cigarettes send users to hospital

Burn and trauma experts at Harborview Medical Center say Pickett is one of four young people since October treated for gruesome injuries caused by exploding e-cigarettes. National fire experts say the Harborview cases are part of a small but disturbing
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Feb 29, 2016 15:11

[Oregon] Another option for smokers

Vape Crusader shop owner Jason Weber of Roseburg is passionate about one thing: helping people quit smoking cigarettes and chewing tobacco. Weber, now 32, smoked a pack of cigarettes daily for 14 years and attributes his quitting tobacco to the practice
Roseburg (OR) News-Review
added Feb 25, 2016 05:01
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