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[Oregon] Senate passes bill to raise smoking age to 21

The law aligns the legal age to purchase tobacco and nicotine products with that already established for alcohol and marijuana.
East Oregonian
added Aug 10, 2017 03:47

Gov. Brown signs Oregon law increasing tobacco age to 21

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.
KATU TV Ch. 2 (Portland, OR)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37

Oregon Becomes Fifth State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

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
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:24
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[Oregon] Editorial: Don’t make piecemeal changes to tobacco regulation

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
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 7, 2017 19:18

[Oregon] Bend council OKs $2.2 million more for sewer lawsuit

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.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 3, 2017 09:08

[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Make marijuana accommodation at coastal accommodations

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
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 00:40
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[Oregon] Reminders Of Tobacco Ban Being Posted In Lane County Parks

“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
KLCC (Eugene OR)
added Aug 3, 2017 00:40

[Oregon] Bureaucrat’s women-only smoking ban ruffles feathers in 1967

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 clearly in a battle he has little chance of winning.
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
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:44

Oregon Nurses Take On Big Tobacco

The Oregon Nurses Association says there's a reason: the tobacco industry spending heavily to influence laws and policies in the state. ONA points to Oregon's low cigarette tax as one example. A pair of association reps join us to flesh out details o
KSOR - Jefferson Public Radio, Southern Oregon University (SOU)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:39
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