SALEM, Ore. – All retailers who sell tobacco in Oregon are now required to have a special license. Oregon Senate Bill 587 was passed last year in an effort to help prevent youth tobacco use. The new “Tobacco Retail License” ...

SALEM, Ore. – As hundreds of cases of vaping-linked illnesses are being reported across the nation, the Oregon Health Authority is addressing the issue directly. 39 states, including Oregon, have reported lung disease cases possibly linked to vaping. At least ...

  PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon Senator Ron Wyden met with community leaders in Portland to advocate for the increased taxation of e-cigarettes. Sen. Wyden proposed taxing e-cigarette imports from China this past August. He was primarily concerned about the rise ...

Washington, D.C. (CNN) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it will now regulate all tobacco-related products, including electronic cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco. Once in effect, the new rules will prohibit the sale of all tobacco ...