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Citing health risks, Senate approves raising Oregon tobacco age to 21

Lawmakers in the state Senate on Thursday approved a bill raising Oregon’s legal tobacco age to 21, inching the state closer to becoming the third to do so along with California and Hawaii. Source: Citing health risks, Senate approves raising Oregon tobacco age to 21 | OregonLive.com

Oregon Senate approves raising legal tobacco age to 21

The state Senate has approved raising Oregon’s minimum age for tobacco use to 21. The proposed bill in the Oregon Legislature, which would raise the age of sale for tobacco products — including e-cigarettes — from 18 to 21, is getting mixed reactions throughout Salem. Source: Oregon Senate approves raising legal tobacco age to 21

Oregon Senate Votes To Raise Legal Tobacco Age To 21

Young people in Oregon could soon need to be at least 21 years old to buy tobacco products.  A bill approved in the Oregon Senate Thursday would focus the penalties on businesses that sell the products to people under age 21. Source: Oregon Senate Votes To Raise Legal Tobacco Age To 21 . News | OPB

DA prepares to fight grand jury recordings again

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Oregon Senate Approves Raising Legal Tobacco Age to 21

The state Senate has approved raising Oregon’s minimum age for tobacco use to 21. Source: Oregon Senate Approves Raising Legal Tobacco Age to 21 | Oregon News | US News

After raising minimum wage, Oregon Democrats look to add paid family leave

After successes enacting paid sick leave and raising minimum wage during the last two legislative sessions, Oregon Democrats are looking to capitalize on the momentum to expand workers’ protections once more. Source: After raising minimum wage, Oregon Democrats look to add paid family leave | OregonLive.com

Climate Change Bills, Consolidated Sports Marketing, World Championship Irish Dancing

Democratic lawmakers in Salem have a majority, and one of the things they’re determined to do is pass climate change legislation — high on the list is a cap-and-trade system. Cassandra Profita joins us to tell us about the variety of bills under consideration. Source: Climate Change Bills | Consolidated Sports Marketing | World Championship Irish […]
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Legal age to purchase tobacco products raised to 21 in Lane County

Young smokers and other tobacco users in Lane County are about to face a significant hurdle in satisfying their vice as county officials voted Tuesday to raise the minimum legal age to buy tobacco. Source: Legal age to purchase tobacco products raised to 21 in Lane County | OregonLive.com

Bill to help fund OSU’s Bend expansion passes first test in Salem

A bill to provide money for the expansion of Oregon State University’s branch campus in Bend has passed its first legislative test. Source: Bill to help fund OSU’s Bend expansion passes first test in Salem | OregonLive.com

My View: Commission applauded for following the science

A Kitzhaber policy has failed to meet its own goals, so panel ‘re-balanced’ it. Serving on one of Oregon’s independent commissions is often a thankless job. We owe our thanks to Oregonians who do so. Source: Oregon Local News – My View: Commission applauded for following the science