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[Oregon] SHIRLEY: Tobacco industry as deceptive as ever: Guest opinion

It's my responsibility as the Oregon Health Authority's public health director to make sure you learn the facts -- and that our state continues the work of reducing tobacco use. The Oregon Legislature's decision last year to raise the legal age to posses
The Oregonian
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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[Oregon] Ending tobacco companies’ smoke screen

A new round of ads starting this week details how the industry intentionally designed cigarettes to make them more addictive. LEARN MORE Hood River County programs are educating different groups about flavored tobacco products, and e-cigarettes/vapor d
Hood River (OR) News
added Feb 15, 2018 02:02
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[Oregon] Tobacco companies ordered to admit lying for decades about the health effects of smoking

television ads running through 2018. A new round of ads starting this week....The industry hasn’t changed their tactics since the initial ruling... While the tobacco companies were fighting in the courts, nearly 80,000 Oregonians died from causes linked t
St. Helens (OR) Chronicle
added Feb 7, 2018 19:45
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[Oregon] VIDEO: Teens go undercover in Multnomah County tobacco stings

Teens are teaming up with Multnomah County and they’re going undercover. Their mission is to bust stores that sell tobacco to people under the legal age. Oregon law changed this year. Now you have to be 21 to buy tobacco and vape products.
KGW Northwest NewsChannel 8
added Feb 2, 2018 17:55
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[Oregon] WEBER: GUEST VIEWPOINT FDA rule lets Big Tobacco crush vape products

As the owner of Vape Crusaders, a vape shop and e-liquid manufacturer in Roseburg, and as a former smoker myself, I know about the damage caused by cigarettes. I smoked for 14 years and spent seven of those years trying anything that would help me quit —
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jan 17, 2018 08:45
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Oregon raises tobacco age to 21 on New Year’s Day

The law will require anyone buying tobacco or vape products to be 21 years old or older. It also creates stiff penalties for vendors who sell to minors. Fines for store clerks and managers start at $50 and $250, but can reach $500 and $1,000 after multi
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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Oregon raises age to 21 for nicotine products starting Jan. 1

The legal age for tobacco products and inhalant delivery systems will be raised in the State of Oregon from 18 to 21 on Jan. 1, becoming only the fifth state to do so, along with California, Hawaii, Maine and New Jersey. Tobacco is one of the biggest pu
Siuslaw (OR) News
added Dec 30, 2017 19:45
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College board seeks to update tobacco-free policy to Oregon’s new age limit

The Treasure Valley Community College Board went through its first reading of amendments to the college’s tobacco-free college policy on Tuesday, increasing the age limit to 21, and prohibiting the possession of tobacco products and inhalant delivery sys
Argus Observer (Ontario, OR)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:18
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[Oregon] Pendleton City Council snubs out smoking in parks

The ordinance doesn’t just ban cigarettes, but any “tobacco products” or “lighted smoking instrument or activated inhalant delivery system.” That means cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, snuff, e-cigarettes or vape pens are also forbidden.
East Oregonian
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[Oregon] Blue Zone Projects Umpqua works on tobacco issue

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
Roseburg (OR) News-Review
added Oct 14, 2017 16:08
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