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[Oregon] Local Bars Might Sue the State Over Smoking Patios

Portland lawyer Sonia Montalbano says she represents a coalition of roughly 15 restaurants and bars that want to push back on the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), and that she's researching what legal options exist. As we laid out in our story, the public
Blogtown PDX (Portland (OR) Mercury)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:30

[Oregon] The State Just Sneakily Outlawed A Bunch of Portland Smoking Patios

Some who’ve already been forced to comply say their businesses are in peril at a time when rising rents are already pushing small businesses asunder. Owners whose illegal patios haven’t been flagged are trying their best to keep a low profile, and dreadi
Portland (OR) Mercury
added Oct 19, 2016 23:46

[Oregon, Washington] Vapers sue e-cigarette makers, sellers after explosions, burns

Four Northwest residents who claim they were hurt when e-cigarettes caught fire or exploded said Thursday they’ll sue the manufacturers and sellers of the popular vaping devices. The alleged victims, from Washington and Oregon, suffered severe burns and
Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 14, 2016 16:06

[Oregon] VIDEO: Local Mom Speaks Out Against Smoking In Medford Parks

"I first think of my kids and I don't want them in secondhand smoke for even five seconds so I immediately pick up and leave but I'm also disappointed because my kids want to have fun just as much is anybody else's kids," said Allison Kirschenmann. Kir
KDRV ABC 12 (Medford, OR)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:25

[Oregon] Portland Fires: When Careless Smokers Just Toss Cigarettes, Buildings Burn

Two 2-alarm fires, several other fires, residents and business displaced. All, Portland Fire says, because people didn't put out cigarettes.
added Aug 28, 2016 20:20

[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
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