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Smoking age in Oregon could be raised two decades 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. 15 more words

Statesman Journal

Raising The Smoking Age - OPB's Think Out Loud

Oregon state Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer, D-Portland, joins us to discuss a bill that would raise the age for tobacco use from 18 to 21. 8 more words

OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

Smoking age law simply more nanny state | Guest Opinion

Senate Bill 754 is known as the “Vaping and Tobacco Ban” measure. It increases the minimum age from 18 to 21 years for the legal purchase of tobacco, nicotine and vaping products. 32 more words

Oregon Legislature

Raising smoking age to 21 a worthy effort | Guest Commentary

The Oregon Senate’s vote to raise the legal tobacco age to 21 probably won’t do much about 18- to 20-year-olds who are already smokers, but it will make it harder for teenagers to start. 47 more words

Oregon Legislature

Senate passes bill to raise smoking age to 21

The bill by Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, D-Beaverton, now heads to the House of Representatives, where it has bipartisan support.

The Oregon Senate has passed a bill to raise the smoking age to 21. 55 more words

Oregon Legislature

Our View: Bill would help snuff out teen smoking

The Oregon Senate’s vote to raise the legal tobacco age to 21 probably won’t do much about 18- to 20-year-olds who are already smokers, but it will make it harder for teenagers to start. 21 more words

Oregon Legislature

Helping Kids Say No to Cigarettes

Cigarette smoking is the greatest preventable cause of disease in the United States. According to recent studies, 90% of adult smokers began using cigarettes when they were young adults. 388 more words

Pediatric Care