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[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
HalfWheel
added Nov 11, 2015 20:43
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[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
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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
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[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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[Oregon] SENATORS PRESS OMB TO QUICKLY REVIEW RULE FINALLY REGULATING E-CIGARETTES AND OTHER UNREGULATED TOBACCO PRODUCTS

In today’s letter to OMB Director Shaun Donovan, the Senators wrote, “In the six years since the passage of the Tobacco Control Act, tobacco and e-cigarette companies have had time to develop new, innovative products, many with candy and fruit flavors, t
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Oct 24, 2015 14:05
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[Oregon] Multnomah County weighs increasing minimum age to buy tobacco

Public health advocates asked the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday to raise the minimum age to purchase cigarettes from 18 to 21. The recommendation came as commissioners held their first public hearing to consider charging between $35
The Oregonian
added Oct 21, 2015 15:18
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[Oregon] VIDEO: Illegal tobacco sales in Portland area triple national rate

The rate of illegal tobacco sales to minors in the Portland metro area is triple the national rate, according to a recent study by the federal government. Multnomah County is considering requiring businesses that sell tobacco and e-cigarettes to have lic
KATU TV Ch. 2 (Portland, OR)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:54
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[Oregon] Multnomah County Could be Leader in Protecting Kids from Tobacco / Advocates tell commissioners failing grade on tobacco control isn't good enough

During the public hearing today, commissioners considered policies aimed at better protecting youth from tobacco. Currently, Multnomah County is ranked the worst in the country for illegal tobacco sales to minors... "Increasing the legal age for tobacco t
PR Newswire
added Oct 21, 2015 11:42
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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
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[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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