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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

Digging Deeper - More youth smoking in Sask. than anywhere else in Canada

On this week’s edition of Digging Deeper we look at the Results of Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey.

Health Canada found more than a quarter of high school students have experimented with electronic cigarettes, also known as vaping. 678 more words


Do e-cigarettes encourage smoking among teens?

There has been a long discussion about the issue: do e-cigarettes contribute to the teen smoking?

A research in California confirms this to be true. An expert from Boston, however, asserts that there has not been sufficient evidence to prove this correlation. 108 more words


Feds Crack Down on E-Cigarettes Industry

E-cigarettes and other tobacco products, like hookahs and cigars, are going to be treated just like cigarettes, the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday. 618 more words