Tag Archives: Cigarettes/E-Cigarettes

Supporters of tobacco, vaping tax raise $9M a year before the election

A year before a referendum to pass a tax on e-cigarettes goes to voters, supporters have collected $9 million in contributions from Oregon hospital systems and nurses. The ballot measure is designed to reduce youth nicotine vaping and smoking and to raise funds to support Oregon’s Medicaid program. Source: Supporters of tobacco, vaping tax raise […]
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Oregon Liquor Control Commission Asks Oregon Court of Appeals to Reverse Stay on Cannabis Vape Rules

On Nov. 14, the Oregon Court of Appeals halted the rules banning the sale of flavored cannabis vapes. The court took that action in response to a ‘motion to stay’ filed by a cannabis company called Dyme Distribution on Nov. 1. Dyme asked that the flavored ban rules applicable to cannabis vapes be halted until full […]
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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 of Appeals Temporarily Blocks State Ban on Flavored Cannabis Vapes

The Oregon Court of Appeals today blocked the state’s effort to temporarily ban flavored cannabis vapes. Source: Oregon Court of Appeals Temporarily Blocks State Ban on Flavored Cannabis Vapes – Willamette Week

Oregon Court of Appeals issues stays against bans on marijuana, nicotine vaping products

In a change to Oregon’s vaping ban, the Oregon State Court of Appeals on Thursday issued stays on both marijuana and nicotine-based vaping product bans while judicial review takes place. Source: Oregon Court of Appeals issues stays against bans on marijuana, nicotine vaping products | News | kptv.com

Opinion | Banning E-Cigarettes Could Do More Harm Than Good 

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Juul to cut 650 jobs, $1 billion in spending

E-cigarette giant Juul said Tuesday that it will cut 650 jobs, and slash its spending next year by $1 billion as the company is trying restructure itself amid a flurry of controversies surrounding its vaping products. Juul said it will cut an additional 150 jobs on top of the 500 jobs it has already said […]
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Vaping illness spurs calls for federal marijuana changes

Marijuana advocates are seizing on the recent outbreak of vaping illnesses to renew calls for clear federal rules on cannabis. Federal health officials have pointed to black market THC products as a likely culprit of a mysterious vaping illness that has sickened more than 2,000 people across the country and caused at least 39 deaths. […]
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My View: Flavored vape ban targets youth epidemic

Oregon’s health and education professionals stand united in this: Vaping is a youth epidemic, and there is no time left to wait for the FDA to do its job. As a physician and a middle school principal, we share a common concern about the growing popularity of flavored vape products among Oregon’s youth. Source: Pamplin […]
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Washington asks retailers to stop selling vaping products with Vitamin E acetate

Health officials in Washington state issued a request Friday to cannabis processors to not add Vitamin E acetate to vaping products and to retailers to stop selling the products if they contain the chemical. The request came after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the chemical could be what’s causing vaping-related illnesses. Source: […]
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