Jefferson Exchange | November 25, 2013
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Mon November 25, 2013

Major Problems With Minor Smokers In Oregon

Young people are smoking cigarettes less in the United States and in Oregon, but Oregon has a particular issue to address: it ranks among the worst states in selling tobacco products to minors. 

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And Lane County ranks high among the counties in cases of minors buying cigarettes in stores.

So county health officials are considering moves--perhaps including license fees to stores--to further discourage teens from smoking.    

 

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