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VIDEO: E-cigarette Trend Exploding Among Oregon Teens

tripling over the last couple of years with eleventh graders, according to a study by the Oregon Health Authority. We spoke with local teens to find out why they’re turning to e-cigs and how they're getting them, even though it's against the law for min
KEZI-TV (Eugene, OR)
added May 16, 2016 19:18
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[Oregon] High Court Won't Hear Ore. Jury's $25M Philip Morris Order ($$)

The high court wasn't swayed by Philip Morris’ argument that Oregon’s partial retrial system had deprived it of its right to due process after an Oregon appellate court threw out the first jury’s $150 million punitive damage verdict — which was mostly fo
Law360
added May 16, 2016 18:40
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[Oregon] U.S. top court rejects Philip Morris appeal of judgment in smoker's death

By rejecting the cigarette maker's appeal, the high court left in place a July 2015 Oregon Court of Appeals ruling...Michelle Schwarz began smoking in 1964 at age 18 and tried but failed to quit numerous times before switching in 1976 to the company's Me
Reuters
added May 16, 2016 15:01
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[Oregon] Justices Turn Down Philip Morris Appeal of $25M Judgment

The justices on Monday are leaving in place a state appeals court ruling that likened the cigarette maker's role in smoker Michelle Schwarz's death to manslaughter under Oregon law, had the case been pursued in criminal court.
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2016 14:51
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[Oregon] MERKLEY APPLAUDS FINALIZATION OF FDA TOBACCO RULE, URGES SWIFT FURTHER ACTION ON CANDY AND FRUIT-FLAVORED E-CIGARETTES

“As a father and as a Senator, I urge the FDA to move quickly to get these insidious flavors off the market, and to end advertising aimed at our children.”
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added May 6, 2016 18:42
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[Oregon] Merkley decries lack of action on e-cigarette rules

Our children are not using e-cigarettes to quit smoking. They are using them to start smoking. ... Let’s stop enriching the multibillion-dollar tobacco industry by continuing to delay the regulations authorized back in 2009. And let’s do the right thing
KTVZ Channel 21 (Bend, OR)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:15
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[Oregon] Smoking, solicitation bans on Ashland City Council agenda Tuesday

a proposal originally suggested by Councilor Stefani Seffinger to ban smoking downtown will be on the agenda. She introduced the proposed ordinance saying the smoke can get thick and make it difficult for people who suffer from breathing difficulty. She a
Ashland (OR) Daily Tidings
added Apr 20, 2016 13:03
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[Oregon] Umatilla County Health works to block in-store tobacco advertising

Tobacco companies can no longer advertise through billboards, radio or television, but they can still pour millions of dollars into “power walls.” The walls are hard to miss, located behind the cashier at many convenience stores — an expanse of hundreds
East Oregonian
added Mar 28, 2016 17:27
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[Oregon] A neat trick that makes political ads more effective

FCC’s Media Bureau unmasked the Fairness Matters for Oregonians Committee as a front. The group ran a series of TV ads against a state ballot proposition to increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products. The money behind the ads, it was revealed
Reuters
added Mar 21, 2016 18:52
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[Oregon] Smoking ban session draws little response

The Plaza benches where people congregate to smoke may soon be off-limits if the city imposes a downtown-wide ban on all forms of lighting up... “Ashland needs to guard against legislating lifestyle,” said Andy Kubich, the lone commenter to attend Ashlan
Ashland (OR) Daily Tidings
added Mar 19, 2016 01:41
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