Tag Archives: Vaping

Vitamin E acetate, prime suspect in vape illnesses, not found in Oregon products

Instead, a compound called squalene has raised concerns. Request full-text (State Agency patrons only) Source: Vitamin E acetate, prime suspect in vape illnesses, not found in Oregon products – Portland Business Journal

November Ballot: Tobacco Tax, Campaign Spending, Psilocybin, and Narcotics

With elections around the corner, there are four measures likely to be on the Oregon ballots in November – two from initiative petitions that seem to have enough signatures to qualify, and two others referred to voters by the Oregon Legislature. Here are the four issues likely to be at stake:   House Bill 2270: Referred […]
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November ballot: Voters to make decisions about drugs, vape taxes, campaign reform

Oregon voters will be asked this November to decriminalize drug possession, make therapeutic use of magic mushrooms legal and create taxes on nicotine vaping products. These, along with campaign contribution limits, are the four measures that made it to the statewide general election ballot. Source: November ballot: Voters to make decisions about drugs, vape taxes, […]
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Oregon Considers Ban On Additives In Cannabis Vaping Products

JT Thompson runs Sublime Solutions in Eugene, which distills the psychoactive ingredient of cannabis, THC. The resulting oil is used in everything from vape pens to chocolates. Thompson said it was devastating to his business last year when Oregon Gov. Kate Brown banned flavored vape products. Source: Oregon Considers Ban On Additives In Cannabis Vaping […]
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E-cigarettes could be just as bad for your heart as regular cigarettes, study finds

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigs, may be just as bad for the cardiovascular system as traditional cigarettes, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers found that both vaping and smoking cigarettes cause a similar amount of damage to arteries and blood vessels. In recent years, millions of teenagers and […]
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California weed industry gets boost from coronavirus, but problems loom

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. The industry has been hammered by high taxes, local opposition to retail stores, the vaping crisis […]
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Smokers and Vapers May Be at Greater Risk for Covid-19

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story directly from the source, state employees can access this New York Times story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800.

Oregon to Investigate: Did JUUL Market to Minors?

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced last week that her office will join a bipartisan, 39-state probe into the marketing and sales practices of California-based e-cigarette company, Juul Labs. The investigation seeks to determine whether the firm’s early marketing efforts deliberately targeted minors. Source: Oregon to Investigate: Did JUUL Market to Minors? – The Corvallis […]
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Oregon Joins 39-State Investigation Into JUUL’s Marketing Practices

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced Tuesday that Oregon is joining a bipartisan, multistate investigation into JUUL Labs, the company behind popular e-cigarette and vaping products. Source: Oregon Joins 39-State Investigation Into JUUL’s Marketing Practices

Oregon joins JUUL Labs investigation

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon prosecutors are joining a multi-state investigation into JUUL Labs’ alleged targeting of youth. According to the Oregon Department of Justice, they’re looking into the nicotine vaping company’s marketing and sales practices that may have targeted children. In addition, there are allegations JUUL made claims regarding the nicotine content of their products […]
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