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Smoking age in Oregon could be raised 20 years after campaign against cigarettes began

Oregon Governor Kate Brown marked the 20th year Thursday since Oregon voters became first in the nation to approve an initiative for a fully funded, statewide effort to stamp out cigarettes. The measure passed with 56 percent of the vote and boosted the
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 19, 2017 05:29

[Oregon] Bill on social cannabis gets makeover

SB 307 does away with a provision to create a license for temporary events, akin to tastings at a winery or brewery, for cannabis businesses. It also does away with a provision to allow indoor cannabis cafes, an exception to the state Indoor Clean Air Act
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added May 18, 2017 08:59

Marijuana smoking lounges could be next in Oregon

“By allowing for the social consumption of cannabis, Oregon risks the rollback of years of progress related to social norms around smoking,” she said. Even if smoking areas are screened, minors will still be able to smell marijuana smoke wafting from lo
East Oregonian
added May 17, 2017 04:37

[Oregon] Kelly's Olympian Bouncer Sues Three Portland Anarchists, Saying They Gave Him a Beating For Asking Them Not to Smoke

sued three Portland protesters he calls "anarchists" today, claiming they assaulted him outside the classic downtown bar during the May Day riot...Martin asked him not to smoke near the doors, when Fletcher "suddenly began assaulting" him and trying to pu
Willamette Week
added May 5, 2017 12:38
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[Oregon] Tobacco age now 21 in Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. - Starting on April 13, you must be 21 or older to buy tobacco products in Lane County. The change comes after the Board of County Commissioners and the Board of Health voted on this ordinance in mid-March. Before the ordinance was passed, L
KVAL-TV Channel 13 (Eugene, OR)
added Apr 15, 2017 15:35

[Oregon] Deschutes Land Trust buys Whychus Creek Land / Tobacco 21 law moves forward

The Oregon state Senate has voted in favor of the bill that would raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco to 21 in the state. The bill is now under review by the House Health Care committee. Members of the Oregon Senate voted in favor of Senate Bill 7
Bend (OR) Source Weekly
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

[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
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