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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
Oct 14, 2017 Roseburg (OR) News-Review
added Oct 14, 2017 16:08
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.
Oct 10, 2017 KEZI-TV (Eugene, OR)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:30
[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
Oct 3, 2017 Public.
added Oct 4, 2017 11:01
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
Sep 30, 2017 KAJO 1270 AM 99.7 FM (Grants Pass, OR)
added Sep 30, 2017 23:05
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.
Sep 29, 2017 East Oregonian
added Sep 30, 2017 19:38
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
Sep 5, 2017 KCBY-TV (North Bend, OR)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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
Aug 15, 2017 Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Aug 16, 2017 15:25
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
Aug 14, 2017 ScienceDaily
added Aug 17, 2017 16:59
For all of these reasons — and for every Oregon family that won’t lose a loved one to tobacco — Brown and the Legislature did the right thing.
Aug 11, 2017 Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Aug 11, 2017 02:17
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