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Oregon Sentator concerned about e-cigarettes imported from China

Wyden...said a new Government Accountability Office report shows over 91% of e-cigarettes imported into the U.S. are connected to China. “The American public has a right to know the source of products they consume, especially when they are coming from ov
KOBI-TV (Medford, OR)
added May 27, 2017 19:32

[Oregon] Evolution of Marijuana Industry Creates Wealth of Opportunity for Companies With Foresight and Action

In Oregon, the City of Portland is backing cannabis businesses in lobbying for a bill that would permit marijuana consumption at licensed lounges, similar to tobacco smoking patios. These are only the latest in a wave of headline-making happenings relate
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:42

Oregon Governor Kate Brown And Community Partners Celebrate 20 Years Of State Tobacco Prevention Achievements At Salem Event

Oregon Governor Kate Brown and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) held a news conference and celebration this morning in Salem to mark 20 years of tobacco prevention successes in Oregon. OHA also announced their state tobacco prevention strategies moving f
added May 20, 2017 15:36

[Oregon] Public Health Initiatives Keeps Kids Away from Tobacco

Oregon Governor Kate Brown and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) marked 20 years of tobacco prevention successes in Oregon in an event in Salem Thursday. OHA’s state tobacco prevention strategies continue to move forward, which will focus on raising the
added May 19, 2017 14:53

[Oregon] Editorial: Lawmakers craft good compromise for social consumption of pot

Places for social consumption of marijuana are necessary to solve a problem for renters and tourists...Consenting adults are entitled to make these choices for themselves. Moreover, other provisions of Oregon law provide for smoking establishments such a
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added May 19, 2017 12:54

Smoking age in Oregon could be raised 20 years after campaign against cigarettes began

Oregon Governor Kate Brown marked the 20th year Thursday since Oregon voters became first in the nation to approve an initiative for a fully funded, statewide effort to stamp out cigarettes. The measure passed with 56 percent of the vote and boosted the
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 19, 2017 05:29

[Oregon] Bill on social cannabis gets makeover

SB 307 does away with a provision to create a license for temporary events, akin to tastings at a winery or brewery, for cannabis businesses. It also does away with a provision to allow indoor cannabis cafes, an exception to the state Indoor Clean Air Act
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added May 18, 2017 08:59

Marijuana smoking lounges could be next in Oregon

“By allowing for the social consumption of cannabis, Oregon risks the rollback of years of progress related to social norms around smoking,” she said. Even if smoking areas are screened, minors will still be able to smell marijuana smoke wafting from lo
East Oregonian
added May 17, 2017 04:37

[Oregon] Kelly's Olympian Bouncer Sues Three Portland Anarchists, Saying They Gave Him a Beating For Asking Them Not to Smoke

sued three Portland protesters he calls "anarchists" today, claiming they assaulted him outside the classic downtown bar during the May Day riot...Martin asked him not to smoke near the doors, when Fletcher "suddenly began assaulting" him and trying to pu
Willamette Week
added May 5, 2017 12:38
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[Oregon] Tobacco age now 21 in Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. - Starting on April 13, you must be 21 or older to buy tobacco products in Lane County. The change comes after the Board of County Commissioners and the Board of Health voted on this ordinance in mid-March. Before the ordinance was passed, L
KVAL-TV Channel 13 (Eugene, OR)
added Apr 15, 2017 15:35
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