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AUDIO: Oregon Lawmaker Wants To License Tobacco Retailers

Oregon is the only Northwest state that doesn't require businesses selling tobacco products to be licensed. One lawmaker is introducing a bill that would change that. Democratic Senator Laurie Monnes Anderson said as a public health nurse, she's seen the
KLCC (Eugene OR)
added Jan 13, 2016 07:04

[Oregon] Law aims to curb smoking by kids

Beginning Jan. 1, Oregonians may not smoke, aerosolize or vaporize any inhalant in workplaces, restaurants, bars and other indoor public spaces in Oregon. The Indoor Clean Air Act (ICAA) prohibits smoking, but also bans the use of inhalant delivery system
St. Helens (OR) Chronicle
added Jan 8, 2016 21:49

[Oregon] Vapor lock: New law bans use of e-cigarettes indoors in public places

Ridley, now owner of two Eugene vapor bars, is in a situation laced with irony — he opened his second store to the general public on Jan. 1, the same day e-cigarettes fall under the Clean Air Act, and Oregonians are no longer able to vape in indoor publi
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jan 2, 2016 16:40

Oregon Bans Cannabis Cafés Starting January 1

I just received an email from Madeline Martinez, the proprietress of the World Famous Cannabis Café here in Portland, Oregon. “OHA [Oregon Health Authority] stopped by to inform us that, effective January 2016 we will no longer be allowed to consume indo
Marijuana Politics
added Dec 3, 2015 00:06

Which Oregon candidates puff on cigarette cash? 2016 money in politics

Oregon's main lobbying entity on tobacco issues, Altria Client Services, has given more than $83,200 to candidates or campaign committees since Oct. 6, campaign finance reports show. More than half — some $43,000 — has gone to a political action committe
The Oregonian
added Nov 16, 2015 21:41

Federal Smoking Ban Won't Change Much In Oregon Public Housing

But some government subsidized complexes in Oregon have been non-smoking for years. Hollywood East Apartments in Portland went smoke-free six years ago. Mel Trotter said he obeys the ban, but he doesn’t like it.
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Nov 14, 2015 16:39

[Oregon] Cottage Grove, Ore. Bans Tobacco in Parks

city council unanimously approved a ban on the use of all forms of tobacco and electronic cigarettes in city parks beginning on Dec. 9. The ban will also apply to sidewalks, parking areas, buildings and structures that are part of the city’s parks and re
added Nov 11, 2015 20:43

[Oregon] Roseburg City Council bans e-cigarettes in parks

The Roseburg City Council convened Monday night to finalize a ban on e-cigarettes and vaporizers. Councilors also discussed plans to reconfigure a stretch of Edenbower Boulevard, and those changes could occur over the next 20 years.
Roseburg (OR) News-Review
added Oct 27, 2015 20:03

Marlboro Lights Smokers' Class Bid Sunk in Oregon

An unfair trade practices lawsuit against Philip Morris brought by two women who smoked Marlboro Lights will not go forward as a class action, the Oregon Supreme Court held. Marilyn C. Pearson and Laura Grandin sued Philip Morris in Multnomah County,
Courthouse News
added Oct 26, 2015 18:38

[Oregon] Letter from Senators to White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) (PDF)

We urge OMB to work quickly to finalize review of the final deeming rule, ensuring that the rule gives FDA authority over all tobacco products including e-cigarettes and cigars, explicitly bans the use of flavorings and marketing that appeals to children
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Oct 24, 2015 14:12
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