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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Raise age to buy, use tobacco to 21

we're heartened to see the bipartisan support for Senate Bill 754, which would raise the legal age to purchase and use tobacco in Oregon from 18 to 21. This bill, which easily passed the Senate on March 23, is not about personal liberty. It's not about b
Pamplin Media Group
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27

[Oregon] Republican-linked nonprofit downplays ties to Big Tobacco while fighting smoking age increase

Impact Oregon, a nonprofit controlled by Senate Republican leaders, surged into action this month to oppose increasing Oregon's tobacco age. The group didn't publicly disclose that its treasurer, Paul Rainey, has close ties with a tobacco lobbyist: Juste
The Oregonian
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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[Oregon] Letters to the editor

the Blue Zones Project is helping the community develop best practices around different types of health interventions — including tobacco policy. What are the costs in dollars and in smoking-related diseases? Tobacco use in Klamath County is higher tha
Klamath Falls (OR) Herald & News
added Mar 29, 2017 18:29

Mixed feelings over bill to raise legal smoking age to 21 in Oregon

A bill passed by the Oregon Senate last week looks to raise the legal age of buying tobacco to 21. SB 754 doesn't just cover tobacco, but also paraphernalia associated with it, like pipes, bongs and rolling papers. Health advocates say raising the age wi
KATU TV Ch. 2 (Portland, OR)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:43

[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Sure, smoking's bad, but let's try more education rather than fines

we think there is need for a stronger effort to be made for education before the police department starts writing tickets to people who step outside to have a smoke.
Klamath Falls (OR) Herald & News
added Mar 27, 2017 03:13

[Oregon] LETTER: Parks should be smoke-free for all users

Gresham is the fourth largest city in Oregon and currently the only one without any regulation of tobacco use in parks. It's time to change that. I urge the city council to pass this tobacco-free parks ordinance when it comes up for a vote.
Gresham (OR) Outlook
added Mar 25, 2017 20:55

Citing health risks, Senate approves raising Oregon tobacco age to 21

Lawmakers in the state Senate on Thursday approved a bill raising Oregon's legal tobacco age to 21, inching the state closer to becoming the third to do so along with California and Hawaii. Senate Bill 754, chief sponsored by Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Haywa
The Oregonian
added Mar 24, 2017 18:39

Oregon Senate Approves Raising Legal Tobacco Age to 21

Oregon is on track to potentially become the third state in the nation to raise its tobacco age minimum to 21 following Thursday's vote by Senate lawmakers. Senate Bill 754 cleared the chamber in a 19-8 vote and now heads to the House. The measure would
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 24, 2017 18:38
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[Oregon] Drawing a line for a smoke-free downtown

The law would prohibit smoking tobacco in a corridor that includes Main Street and at least one block to the east or west. An ordinance is being drafted by Blue Zones Project, which will go before city council in the near future. A no smoking policy in c
Klamath Falls (OR) Herald & News
added Mar 23, 2017 02:52

[Oregon] Salem reacts to proposed smoking age increase

A proposed bill in the Oregon Legislature that would raise the age of sale for tobacco products — including e-cigarettes — from 18 to 21 is getting mixed reactions throughout Salem. A law barring retailers from selling any tobacco products to anyone und
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Mar 23, 2017 02:42
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