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Already 18? Oregon county says don’t worry about tobacco law

Commissioners in an Oregon county say a proposed ordinance to increase the legal age for using and buying tobacco products from 18 to 21 should include a clause to exempt users who have already turned 18. “Eighteen-year-olds who are already addicted shou
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Feb 16, 2017 00:26
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[Oregon] County to propose new smoking ordinance

Tillamook County Commissioner Bill Baertlein has spearheaded the proposed ordinance in an attempt to update existing county smoking ordinances to be more in line with the modern view of tobacco use and the workplace. The revisions would negate and repla
Tillamook (OR) Headlight Herald
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52
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[Oregon] Smoke-free zone proposed for downtown Klamath Falls

Backers say the proposal would reduce cigarette butt litter, second-hand smoke, and make the downtown area more family-friendly. If the ordinance is passed, those caught smoking downtown could get a ticket, and pay a fine. “We’re going to have a 90-day
KOBI-TV (Medford, OR)
added Feb 8, 2017 15:40
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[Oregon] Editorial: Raise the minimum legal age for tobacco to 21

That’s why Oregon should raise the legal age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21 from 18. State Rep. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, D-Portland, has proposed legislation that would do so.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Feb 4, 2017 17:55
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Bill looks to raise Oregon's smoking age to 21

Lawmakers will consider a bill this year that will raise the smoking age in Oregon to 21 years old. Supporters of the Tobacco 21 bill, including Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward and OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Director Dr. Brian Druker, held a news confe
KPIC TV (Roseburg, OR)
added Feb 3, 2017 03:43
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[Oregon] VIDEO: 6-Year-Old Girl Drinks Liquid Nicotine Used For Parents' E-Cigarettes

liquid nicotine that belonged to the child's mother for use in her e-cigarettes after the substance was stored in a medicine bottle. While the young girl survived the ordeal, the accident brings to light the dangers posed by such substances and paraphern
Tech Times
added Jan 7, 2017 19:43
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[Oregon] Kids Landing in ERs After Drinking Parents' E-Cig Nicotine Liquid

Because nicotine in e-cigarette refill liquid is highly concentrated, it's particularly dangerous to children, he said. "We expect that emergency physicians and poison centers will continue to encounter clinical significant cases of nicotine toxicity, e
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 28, 2016 15:42
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[Oregon] College moves to prohibit smoking

Clatsop Community College could go tobacco-free by spring term. President Christopher Breitmeyer said he is drafting a no-smoking policy after the college council, a group of college faculty, staff and students used to address major issues on campus, vo
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:38
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Sundberg: The University of Oregon’s smoke-free campus policy is disastrous

If we are progressive enough to accommodate for LGBTQA+ community members by having gender neutral bathrooms, why can we not accommodate smokers?... it ostracizes a large group of community members.
Oregon Daily Emerald (U of Oregon, Eugene)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:12
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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
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