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[Oregon] Targeting tobacco

Tualatin City Council this week established tobacco-free city spaces. The new policy prohibits the use of tobacco and inhalant delivery systems (i.e. e-cigarettes) on all city owned or managed property, such as parks, trails, parking lots, plazas and sid
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Mar 18, 2016 03:34
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[Oregon, Washington] Canceled Cannabis Cup Shows Legalization Fight Has Only Just Begun

there can’t be a Cannabis Cup or any sort of cannabis café because Oregon’s Clean Air Act was amended to include vaporization and cannabinoids. So, anywhere you cannot smoke tobacco indoors, you now cannot smoke cannabis or vaporize cannabis or use nicoti
Marijuana Politics
added Mar 8, 2016 16:24
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Cutting tobacco use

Implementing the higher age limit could be phased in, if necessary, rather than all at once. Either way, Lane County needs to join the more than 120 cities and counties nationwide that have raised the legal age to buy and use tobacco to 21.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Mar 4, 2016 13:48
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[Oregon] Exploding e-cigarettes send users to hospital

Burn and trauma experts at Harborview Medical Center say Pickett is one of four young people since October treated for gruesome injuries caused by exploding e-cigarettes. National fire experts say the Harborview cases are part of a small but disturbing
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Feb 29, 2016 15:11
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[Oregon] Another option for smokers

Vape Crusader shop owner Jason Weber of Roseburg is passionate about one thing: helping people quit smoking cigarettes and chewing tobacco. Weber, now 32, smoked a pack of cigarettes daily for 14 years and attributes his quitting tobacco to the practice
Roseburg (OR) News-Review
added Feb 25, 2016 05:01
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[Oregon] Eugene parks proposed as no-smoking, no-fly zones

The comment period closes March 3. With the proposed smoking ban, Eugene would join other cities in Lane County that have snuffed out tobacco use at their parks. The cities of Cottage Grove and Veneta, and the Willamalane Park and Recreation District, w
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Feb 19, 2016 16:46
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[Oregon, Washington] Editorial: Raise smoking age from 18 to 21

teenage tobacco addictions are difficult to kick and lead to lifetimes of adverse health consequences. Some in Washington state are trying to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21, a step that should be adopted by Oregon and throughout the nation.
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Feb 18, 2016 22:54
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[Oregon] Philip Morris USA Inc., Petitioner v. Paul Scott Schwarz, Personal Representative of the Estate of Michelle Schwarz

Proceedings and Orders Feb 10 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 13, 2016 17:38
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Oregon standoff ends after 41 days with dramatic surrender

Fry sounded alternately defiant and tormented during the rambling final call, veering from rants about the federal government to his thoughts on UFOs. He surrendered after taking a final cigarette and cookie and asking his mediators to shout "Hallelujah.
Reuters
added Feb 12, 2016 19:35
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[Oregon] Coalition seeks to raise legal tobacco age

The coalition wants state lawmakers to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 in an effort to keep it out of high schools. The Institute of Medicine projects that law change would reduce smoking by about 25 percent among 15- to 17-year-olds.
Portland (OR) Tribune
added Feb 3, 2016 14:45
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