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[Oregon] Lane County wants residents to speak up about smoking in parks

Lane County wants residents to weigh in on a possible smoking and vaping ban in its 71 parks, which cover 4,600 acres and include many campsites and marinas.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jun 9, 2016 04:46

[Oregon] LETTER: Lack of enforcement worse than senator’s flouting non-smoking law

Even more arrogant is the failure of the legislative body for not putting an immediate stop to this law violation when it was first reported. The Legislature cannot expect the citizens of Oregon to follow a law they are themselves unwilling to follow.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 29, 2016 19:58
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[Oregon] Eugene’s parks go smoke-free on June 1, but city will be soft on enforcement for three months

But violators will receive the white-glove treatment for the first three months of the smoking ban. June 1 kicks off the three-month “education period” before officials begin enforcing the smoking ban with citations. The education effort will include n
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added May 28, 2016 01:48

EDITORIAL: Oregon senator got away with breaking state law for years

Kruse could-and should-get fined $500 a day...the issue is greater than simply Kruse’s indoor smoking...It his repeated willingness to flout state law. An Oregonian who continually breaks state law should not be entrusted with making state law.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 26, 2016 08:34

[Oregon] State senator faces fine for smoking in Capitol

State Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg, may face a $500 fine for smoking cigarettes inside his Capitol office. Kruse was sent a warning from the Oregon Health Authority on May 16 saying he may have violated Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Act. On Tuesday, while h
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 25, 2016 13:31

Supreme Court upholds $25M Oregon tobacco damages award

The jury also awarded $150 million in punitive damages, which was lowered to $25 million after further proceedings. The Court of Appeals upheld the damages, citing Philip Morris' "extraordinarily reprehensible conduct" in defrauding Schwarz and others t
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 17, 2016 18:44

[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

[Oregon] U.S. top court rejects Philip Morris appeal of judgment in smoker's death

By rejecting the cigarette maker's appeal, the high court left in place a July 2015 Oregon Court of Appeals ruling...Michelle Schwarz began smoking in 1964 at age 18 and tried but failed to quit numerous times before switching in 1976 to the company's Me
added May 16, 2016 15:01

[Oregon] Justices Turn Down Philip Morris Appeal of $25M Judgment

The justices on Monday are leaving in place a state appeals court ruling that likened the cigarette maker's role in smoker Michelle Schwarz's death to manslaughter under Oregon law, had the case been pursued in criminal court.
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2016 14:51

VIDEO: E-cigarette Trend Exploding Among Oregon Teens

tripling over the last couple of years with eleventh graders, according to a study by the Oregon Health Authority. We spoke with local teens to find out why they’re turning to e-cigs and how they're getting them, even though it's against the law for min
KEZI-TV (Eugene, OR)
added May 16, 2016 19:18
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