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[Oregon] Addiction and Mental Health Facilities Stay Away from Tobacco

In 2014, 70 percent of the 86 facilities reporting said that tobacco is not used on their properties – a big shift from 2010 when only 15 percent had indicated so. The big jump in addictions and mental health facilities going tobacco-free shows “quite a
The Lund Report
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46

[Oregon] Roseburg City Council Passes Smoking Ordinance

City Council voted to pass a smoking ordinance that would expand upon an ordinance already in place. Earlier this month, the council had the first reading of the ordinance, which will add a ban on smoking to city-owned parking lots, and the sidewalks, st
KEZI-TV (Eugene, OR)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:28

[Oregon] Roseburg City Council bans smoking at five city-owned parking lots

City officials banned smoking, cigarette or otherwise, at five city-owned parking lots during Monday night’s Roseburg City Council meeting. Councilors voted 6 to 1 to curb the habit after a brief discussion over the ordinance, which faced its second rea
Roseburg (OR) News-Review
added Jul 27, 2016 03:09

[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Raise legal tobacco age

Congratulations to the Lane County Board of Commissioners, acting as the county board of health, for — well, for acting like a board of health. On Tuesday the board ordered the county staff to draft an ordinance that would raise the minimum age for legal
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jun 15, 2016 14:47

[Oregon] Lane County wants residents to speak up about smoking in parks

Lane County wants residents to weigh in on a possible smoking and vaping ban in its 71 parks, which cover 4,600 acres and include many campsites and marinas.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jun 9, 2016 04:46

[Oregon] LETTER: Lack of enforcement worse than senator’s flouting non-smoking law

Even more arrogant is the failure of the legislative body for not putting an immediate stop to this law violation when it was first reported. The Legislature cannot expect the citizens of Oregon to follow a law they are themselves unwilling to follow.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 29, 2016 19:58
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[Oregon] Eugene’s parks go smoke-free on June 1, but city will be soft on enforcement for three months

But violators will receive the white-glove treatment for the first three months of the smoking ban. June 1 kicks off the three-month “education period” before officials begin enforcing the smoking ban with citations. The education effort will include n
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added May 28, 2016 01:48

EDITORIAL: Oregon senator got away with breaking state law for years

Kruse could-and should-get fined $500 a day...the issue is greater than simply Kruse’s indoor smoking...It his repeated willingness to flout state law. An Oregonian who continually breaks state law should not be entrusted with making state law.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 26, 2016 08:34

[Oregon] State senator faces fine for smoking in Capitol

State Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg, may face a $500 fine for smoking cigarettes inside his Capitol office. Kruse was sent a warning from the Oregon Health Authority on May 16 saying he may have violated Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Act. On Tuesday, while h
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 25, 2016 13:31

Supreme Court upholds $25M Oregon tobacco damages award

The jury also awarded $150 million in punitive damages, which was lowered to $25 million after further proceedings. The Court of Appeals upheld the damages, citing Philip Morris' "extraordinarily reprehensible conduct" in defrauding Schwarz and others t
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 17, 2016 18:44
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