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As Oregon cigarette sales drop, so do tobacco-related cancers: Oregon Tobacco Facts & Laws annual report released today, The Oregon Tobacco Prevention and Education Program, January 25, 2011.

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Oregon Tobacco Facts and Laws (January 2011)

New Survey Shows Youth Smoking Has Stopped Declining, Smokeless Tobacco Use Up; Elected Leaders Must Step up Fight to Protect Kids from Tobacco
, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, December 14, 2010.

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Smoking stops declining and shows signs of increasing among younger teens.


Oregon Health Advocates Say New Surgeon General’s Report on Immediate Harm from Smoking/Secondhand Smoke Shows Need to Increase Tobacco Tax, December 9, 2010.

Supporting Document:

How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease: A Report of the Surgeon General—Executive Summary


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CTFK Benefits and Cost Savings from a $1 Cigarette Tax Increase in Oregon


In the News

Smokers in Umatilla County drop by a percent, still higher than state, East Oregonian, January 28, 2011.
Oregon Cigarette Sale, Tobacco Related Cancers Decrease
,, January 28, 2011.
Coos County leads in tobacco cancers
, The World, January 27, 2011.
Tobacco Sales Down
, KOHD News, Januray 26, 2011.
Oregonians buy fewer cigarettes, die less from tobacco-related cancers, according to state report
, The Oregonian, January 25, 2011.
Report Finds Tobacco Sales Down In Oregon
, Oregon Public Broadcasting, January 25, 2011.
Oregon Cigarette Sales Down; Cancer Cases, TooBut Officials Say More Work Needs to be Done
, KTVZ.COM News Sources, January 25, 2011.
Tobacco-Free Coalition's Brett Hamilton - new cigarrette taxes. , KPAM Radio, January 17, 2011.
Tobacco Tax On The Legislature's Radar Again, Oregon Public Broadcasting, January 3, 2011.
Hooked on Hooka, The Registered Guard, December 6, 2010.
Tobacco foes begin push for cigarette tax
, The Oregonian, December 1, 2010.
Rising hookah smoking trend among Oregon youths worries public health officials
, The Oregonian, November 10, 2010.
HHS announces new tobacco strategy and proposed new warnings and graphics for cigarette packs and advertisements
, Center for Tobacco Products Food and Drug Administration, November 10, 2010.
Hookah smoking rises in popularity among Oregon youth, new study finds
, The Oregonian, November 9, 2010.
Anti-Smoking Programs Are Slashed, Wall Street Journal
, November 9, 2010.
The Root: Opposing The Ban on Methol Cigarettes
, NPR, October 27, 2010.
The true cost of a pack of cigarettes: $18.83, The Oregonian
, September 14, 2010.

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Not A penny for tobacco prevention

By Chuck Tauman of Portland, Oregon. Chuck is a trial lawyer, political consultant and lobbyist. He is also the President of Tobacco Free Coalition of Oregon. Big tobacco continues to reap record profits from selling an addictive product that, when used as intended, kills its best customers. With a business model that is both simple and simply repulsive, they prey upon the young and disadvantaged in hopes of creating an addiction to nicotine and a lifetime dependence on their products and the income stream that goes with it. Frankly Oregon hasn't done enough to protect our… Read more »

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