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

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. 

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