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Jefferson Exchange | January 7, 2014 | 8:30
10:53 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Kicking An Old Habit In The New Year

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Gail Anderson explains the working of smoking cessation programs--and how it usually takes several tries.

Even the people who resist making New Year's resolutions may be inclined to think in terms of "turning a page" into a new year, and changing some long-established habits. 

Smoking is a popular item for the top of that list. 

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Jefferson Exchange | November 25, 2013
10:33 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Major Problems With Minor Smokers In Oregon

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Jason Davis details Lane County's efforts to curtail underage tobacco use.

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. 

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

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