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[Oregon] Coos County officials say 12% of HS juniors smoke cigarettes, 21% use tobacco

As of last week, you can't legally buy tobacco in Oregon until you're 21. Governor Kate Brown signed the bill increasing the age from 18 to 21. In Coos County, health officials say 12 percent of high school juniors are smoking cigarettes and 21 percent ar
KCBY-TV (North Bend, OR)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54

High use of electronic cigarettes seen in 8th-9th graders in Oregon

Rates of e-cigarette use among Oregon 8th & 9th graders is higher than national samples, and that e-cigarette use is closely linked with marijuana and other tobacco use
added Aug 17, 2017 16:59

EDITORIAL: Our View: Washington, Idaho should follow Oregon on tobacco age ($$)

A week ago, Oregon joined California, Hawaii, Maine and New Jersey to raise the tobacco possession age to 21, affecting both traditional tobacco products and vaporizers. The law, which takes effect Jan. 1, targets tobacco vendors with fines ranging betw
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Aug 16, 2017 15:25

[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Reducing a health hazard

For all of these reasons — and for every Oregon family that won’t lose a loved one to tobacco — Brown and the Legislature did the right thing.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Aug 11, 2017 02:17

Oregon bans tobacco sales to under 21s, matching rules on marijuana

Oregon is raising the minimum age for buying tobacco and e-cigarettes in the state to 21, bringing its regulations into line with sales of marijuana products. The new law, signed by Governor Kate Brown on Wednesday and taking effect on Jan. 1, bans under
added Aug 10, 2017 17:04

[Oregon] Senate passes bill to raise smoking age to 21

The law aligns the legal age to purchase tobacco and nicotine products with that already established for alcohol and marijuana.
East Oregonian
added Aug 10, 2017 03:47

Gov. Brown signs Oregon law increasing tobacco age to 21

Oregon is the fifth state to raise its legal age required to purchase tobacco products to 21. Gov. Kate Browned signed the senate bill Wednesday. SB 754 passed the Oregon Senate on March 23. Then, it passed in the House by a 39 to 20 vote July 6.
KATU TV Ch. 2 (Portland, OR)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37

Oregon Becomes Fifth State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

Oregon today became the fifth state to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21 as Gov. Kate Brown signed the measure into law. The legislature approved the bill last month. In taking this bold step, Oregon will prevent young people from s
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:24
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[Oregon] Editorial: Don’t make piecemeal changes to tobacco regulation

The county health officials say they don’t really know everywhere tobacco is sold. A tobacco license requirement could better enable them to ensure retailers... Meanwhile, tobacco regulation should not be done in a piecemeal fashion across the state. If
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 7, 2017 19:18

[Oregon] Bend council OKs $2.2 million more for sewer lawsuit

In other action, councilors decided to send a letter to Des­chutes County commissioners supporting a license for tobacco retailers....the county is considering options to prevent teens from accessing tobacco and e-cigarettes.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 3, 2017 09:08
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