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[Oregon] Drawing a line for a smoke-free downtown

The law would prohibit smoking tobacco in a corridor that includes Main Street and at least one block to the east or west. An ordinance is being drafted by Blue Zones Project, which will go before city council in the near future. A no smoking policy in c
Klamath Falls (OR) Herald & News
added Mar 23, 2017 02:52

[Oregon] Salem reacts to proposed smoking age increase

A proposed bill in the Oregon Legislature that would raise the age of sale for tobacco products — including e-cigarettes — from 18 to 21 is getting mixed reactions throughout Salem. A law barring retailers from selling any tobacco products to anyone und
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Mar 23, 2017 02:42
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[Oregon] Gresham OKs ordinance to make its parks smoke-free

Tobacco products will soon be forbidden in Gresham parks, trails and open spaces after the City Council approved an ordinance during its Tuesday, March 14, meeting. The decision, considered a priority on the current council work plan, was made thanks to
Gresham (OR) Outlook
added Mar 17, 2017 21:15

[Oregon] Tobacco-free zones proposed for Klamath Falls

An effort is underway to make downtown Klamath Falls, and city parks tobacco-free. The Klamath Falls city council asked the public who was in favor, and who was against the proposal Monday night. Feelings were strong on both sides of the issue. Alex Ta
KOBI-TV (Medford, OR)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:34

[Oregon] Eugene city councilors hear divided opinions over proposed downtown Eugene smoking ban

A proposed smoking ban in downtown Eugene has people fuming — some in support of it and some against it. Eugene city councilors heard divided opinion during a public hearing late Monday night on the topic. Seventeen people testified against while 13 p
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Mar 1, 2017 15:31

[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Lane out front on tobacco / And it’s a good place for the county to be

Lane County would become the first county in Oregon to raise the legal age for tobacco purchases. It would set an example for other counties to follow — and, eventually, Oregon would join California and Hawaii in making a legal purchase age of 21 a state
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Feb 21, 2017 02:58

[Oregon] Military Department Backs Age 21 For Tobacco As Chance of Passage Slips

Representatives of the Oregon National Guard support changing the culture of the military and putting tobacco out of reach for younger guard members, but Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson, D-Gresham, canceled a committee vote on SB 754 on Thursday. Sen. Peter
The Lund Report
added Feb 19, 2017 01:36
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Already 18? Oregon county says don’t worry about tobacco law

Commissioners in an Oregon county say a proposed ordinance to increase the legal age for using and buying tobacco products from 18 to 21 should include a clause to exempt users who have already turned 18. “Eighteen-year-olds who are already addicted shou
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Feb 16, 2017 00:26

[Oregon] County to propose new smoking ordinance

Tillamook County Commissioner Bill Baertlein has spearheaded the proposed ordinance in an attempt to update existing county smoking ordinances to be more in line with the modern view of tobacco use and the workplace. The revisions would negate and repla
Tillamook (OR) Headlight Herald
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52

[Oregon] Smoke-free zone proposed for downtown Klamath Falls

Backers say the proposal would reduce cigarette butt litter, second-hand smoke, and make the downtown area more family-friendly. If the ordinance is passed, those caught smoking downtown could get a ticket, and pay a fine. “We’re going to have a 90-day
KOBI-TV (Medford, OR)
added Feb 8, 2017 15:40
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