Headlines Tagged with Oregon — 2,878 headlines found
Oregon is raising the minimum age for buying tobacco and e-cigarettes in the state to 21, bringing its regulations into line with sales of marijuana products. The new law, signed by Governor Kate Brown on Wednesday and taking effect on Jan. 1, bans under
Aug 10, 2017 Reuters
added Aug 10, 2017 17:04
The law aligns the legal age to purchase tobacco and nicotine products with that already established for alcohol and marijuana.
Aug 9, 2017 East Oregonian
added Aug 10, 2017 03:47
Oregon is the fifth state to raise its legal age required to purchase tobacco products to 21. Gov. Kate Browned signed the senate bill Wednesday. SB 754 passed the Oregon Senate on March 23. Then, it passed in the House by a 39 to 20 vote July 6.
Aug 9, 2017 KATU TV Ch. 2 (Portland, OR)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
Oregon today became the fifth state to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21 as Gov. Kate Brown signed the measure into law. The legislature approved the bill last month. In taking this bold step, Oregon will prevent young people from s
Aug 9, 2017 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:24
The county health officials say they don’t really know everywhere tobacco is sold. A tobacco license requirement could better enable them to ensure retailers... Meanwhile, tobacco regulation should not be done in a piecemeal fashion across the state. If
Aug 6, 2017 The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 7, 2017 19:18
In other action, councilors decided to send a letter to Deschutes County commissioners supporting a license for tobacco retailers....the county is considering options to prevent teens from accessing tobacco and e-cigarettes.
Aug 3, 2017 The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 3, 2017 09:08
hotels, motels and other inns cling to policies designed for cigarette, cigar and pipe smokers. But that leaves those who want to relax and enjoy marijuana out on a limb. We believe space should be set aside to allow recreational users to safely use thes
Aug 2, 2017 Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 00:40
“There are no plans to enforce with fines this year," Ashbridge tells KLCC. "Although we will have that option next summer, but that’s really a last resort for us. We’re really hoping just through education and friendly reminders to get compliance fr
Aug 1, 2017 KLCC (Eugene OR)
added Aug 3, 2017 00:40
A brave man (Editorial) The bureaucrat in Salem who banned smoking on the job for some 25 female employees of the Oregon State Board of Control may deserve some sort of recognition for bravery....is clearly in a battle he has little chance of winning.
Jul 30, 2017 The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Jul 31, 2017 13:04
we were hoping to hear a strong plan from the FDA today. “Unfortunately, the FDA instead announced that it will allow e-cigarette products, largely aimed at children, to remain on the market for five more years with very little regulation. “According t
Jul 28, 2017 US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
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