Oregon Nurses Take On Big Tobacco

Jul 13, 2017

People continue to smoke and use tobacco in Oregon, despite programs in place to discourage smoking. 

Credit Tomasz Sienicki, CC BY-SA 3.0, wikimedia

The Oregon Nurses Association says there's a reason: the tobacco industry spending heavily to influence laws and policies in the state. 

ONA points to Oregon's low cigarette tax as one example. 

Nurse Susan Pinnock joins us to flesh out details of the report on "Big Tobacco" influence.