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. – The Oregon House approved a bill to ban online vape sales. Oregon House Democrats said they advanced legislation that will require face-to-face purchase of vaping products to make it harder for those under the age of 21 ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Centers for Disease Control announced they’ve identified a “potential chemical of concern” in an outbreak of vaping-related injuries. The latest statistics show there have been over 2,000 e-cigarette users who sustained lung injuries in every state ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oregon Court of Appeals has issued a stay in the ban on flavored vaping products, but the ban remains in effect for marijuana-related vaping products. The OLCC began making the rounds to local dispensaries on Friday. ...

OREGON — A second person in Oregon has died as a result of a vaping related illness. It’s the 13th nationwide. That’s according to the Oregon Health Authority who says Oregonians should stop using vaping products until they determine a ...

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 ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said vaping-related illnesses have sickened more than 450 people across 33 states. Health officials across the country are scrambling to find out what’s causing people to struggle to breathe.  For now, they’re ...

  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 ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — The FDA is taking action against what it calls a youth e-cigarette “epidemic.” The agency announced it sent 1,100 warning letters to stores for illegally selling e-cigarettes to minors under the age of 18. The FDA ...