Tag Archives: Ban(s)

Editorial: The state’s bag ban is annoying, but needed

We have mixed feelings about Oregon’s new plastic bag ban, but ultimately we support the law, which is set to take effect in January. That’s right, residents of Albany, Lebanon, Sweet Home and other communities: If you live anywhere in Oregon, “single-use” plastic bags won’t be an option offered at checkout when you go to […]
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Willamette Riverkeeper Calls For A Ban On Large Wakesurfing Boats

The environmental group Willamette Riverkeeper has petitioned the state of Oregon to restrict the use of large wakesurfing boats because of the risks they pose to people, property, wildlife and habitat on the Willamette River. Wakesurfing is like surfing in the ocean, but you use a boat to make the wave. It starts out a bit […]
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Plastic bag ban approaches

Reusable bags will be necessary as law goes into effect Jan. 1. Consumers will notice a major difference when checking out at all stores and restaurants in Oregon, beginning Jan. 1, 2020. That is the date HB 2509, “The Sustainable Shopping Initiative,” takes effect, which prohibits retailers from providing single-use check-out bags to consumers for […]
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Vitamin E acetate banned from Oregon cannabis vaping products

Cannabis vaping products in Oregon can’t contain vitamin E acetate, state regulators now say. The decision this week comes amid otherwise stymied state efforts to respond to the vaping-related lung illness epidemic that has swept the nation, with nearly 2,300 victims and 47 deaths, two of them in Oregon. Source: Vitamin E acetate banned from […]
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Oregon Bans Potentially Harmful Ingredient From Cannabis Products

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission Thursday banned vitamin E acetate from cannabis products. Source: Oregon Bans Potentially Harmful Ingredient From Cannabis Products . News | OPB

Portland considering revised policy to ban new fossil fuel terminals

Portland officials are considering reapproving a ban on creating or expanding large fossil fuel terminals in the city. Such a rule was initially passed in 2016, but a ruling by the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals and a subsequent decision by the Oregon Court of Appeals have put it back before the Portland City […]
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Nicotine vape products must be banned, says country’s top medical group

The American Medical Association said Tuesday that all nicotine vaping products should be banned unless they’ve been approved for helping people quit smoking. “It’s simple,” President Patrice Harris said. “We must keep nicotine products out of the hands of young people and that’s why we are calling for an immediate ban.” Source: Nicotine vape products […]
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Oregon Liquor Control Commission Asks Oregon Court of Appeals to Reverse Stay on Cannabis Vape Rules

The state wants to keep flavored cannabis vapes off retailers’ shelves to protect the health of Oregonians. On Nov. 14, the Oregon Court of Appeals halted the rules banning the sale of flavored cannabis vapes. Source: Oregon Liquor Control Commission Asks Oregon Court of Appeals to Reverse Stay on Cannabis Vape Rules – Willamette Week

Oregon Court Blocks State’s Ban On Flavored Vape Products Containing Cannabis

The Oregon Court of Appeals has blocked the temporary ban on flavored cannabis vaping products. Last month, the court issued a stay on Gov. Kate Brown’s ban on flavored tobacco vaping products. Now the court has blocked the ban on flavored vaping products that contain cannabis. Source: Oregon Court Blocks State’s Ban On Flavored Vape Products Containing Cannabis […]
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Oregon court blocks flavored cannabis vape product ban

Oregon’s Court of Appeals has blocked the statewide ban on flavored cannabis vape products. The Nov. 14 order in the case of Herban Industries OR LLC v. Oregon Liquor Control Commission, comes a month after the court approved a similar stay on the ban for flavored nicotine vaping products. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Oregon […]
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