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[Oregon] Smoking leads to 3 deaths, 1 critical burn in last 5 days in Portland

Smoking has caused three fire deaths and one serious burn injury since just last Thursday in city limits, according to statistics from Portland Fire & Rescue. The most recent incident occurred around 5:30 p.m., Monday, when a man in his 80's caught his c
KGW Northwest NewsChannel 8
added Oct 14, 2015 17:25

[California] Chris Harper Mercer, Oregon Gunman, Is Recalled as a Recluse Close to His Mother

Far from avoiding social interaction, she said, he frequently shouted at her for smoking on her balcony. “He yelled at us, me and my husband,” said Ms. Hart, who lives in the building with her husband and father. “He was not a friendly type of guy. He di
New York Times
added Oct 2, 2015 11:18
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[Oregon] Smoking banned in Astoria parks

The Astoria City Council voted 4-1 Monday night to ban smoking and other tobacco use in parks to help promote healthier living, decrease exposure to secondhand smoke and reduce litter.
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Sep 22, 2015 20:30

[Oregon] Critics demand retractions in Portland State University e-cigarette findings

Chemistry professors at Portland State University have been slammed with criticism over their findings that e-cigarettes can produce higher levels of formaldehyde than smoking traditional cigarettes... critics have kept up the pressure, publishing a lett
The Oregonian
added Sep 17, 2015 12:53

[Oregon] PSU wins $3.5 million to study e-cigarettes

Portland State University will lead a large-scale study into the health effects of e-cigarettes..."We will be employing more researchers and studying the vast array of e-cigarette devices and..." The Food and Drug providing funding
The Oregonian
added Sep 13, 2015 12:29

[Oregon] Hazy regulations / Feds seek comment on how to regulate e-cigarette industry

The evolution of electronic nicotine devices, commonly known as e-cigarettes, has left the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a cloud of dust — or vapor — and now the agency is struggling to regulate the growing industry.
Argus Observer (Ontario, OR)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:54
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[Oregon] COIC considers smoking ban at facilities

Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council is the public to take an online survey through Aug. 28 to show whether they would support a smoke, tobacco and vape-free campus.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 22, 2015 11:00

[Oregon] Astoria to ban smoking in parks

The City Council voted Monday night to move ahead with a ban on smoking and tobacco use in parks. The prohibition, which will likely be approved in September, is meant to promote wellness, decrease exposure to secondhand smoke, discourage litter and prov
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Aug 18, 2015 04:46

[Oregon] Astoria might ban smoking in parks

Astoria, looking to promote wellness and worried about the health dangers from secondhand smoke, might ban smoking in city parks. The prohibition would apply at traditional parks such as Tapiola Park and McClure Park and popular tourist spots such as th
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Aug 14, 2015 20:32

[Oregon] COIC considers tobacco, smoke, vape-free facilities

The Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council invited the public Thursday to provide feedback regarding smoke, tobacco and vape-related use at COIC facilities, including Cascades East Transit and WorkSource buildings. An online survey open to the public
KTVZ Channel 21 (Bend, OR)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:58
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