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Salem-News.com (Jun-06-2014 16:35)

Oregon Senator Releases Congressional Report on Need for E-Cigarette Regulation

In Oregon, there are no restrictions on children purchasing e-cigarettes.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley was joined Friday by students and experts on tobacco use prevention to release a Congressional report on the marketing tactics by tobacco companies to hook young people on nicotine.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-08-2013 09:55)

Marijuana and Tobacco: A Lethal Combination

It's the tobacco, stupid!

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - cigarillos The Portland Tribune usually a very conservative newspaper published an astonishing article 9-28-2013 titled "Sweet Deceit Cigars Tempt Teens". The article advertises a new type of miniature cigars about the size of a cigarette and sometimes called “cigarillos”. The new trick is to have them flavored such as, strawberry, peach, grape, honey, apple, and pineapple. High School kids are going crazy over them!

And about 17% of 8-11th graders have smoked them, and the rate is increasing.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-07-2011 02:36)

36 Million Deaths in the World Due to Noncommunicable Diseases

A life full of exercise, a balanced nutrition, and social familiar gatherings, is the perfect cure for noncommunicable diseases.

(MADRID) - Unhealthy life "Noncommunicable diseases are the number one cause of death in the world", declared Dr. Douglas Bettcher, Director of the WHO’s Tobacco Free Initiative, during the presentation of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) World Moratlity Report in 2008.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-05-2011 16:25)

Alcoholic Drinks, the Worst Attack on Society

The most consumed drugs continue being those with legal status...

(MADRID, Spain) - Alcoholic teens The Foundation Against Drug Addiction (FAD) has launched a new campaign to create social awareness about the dangers of alcohol. One of its slogans is: “What should we do with alcohol?” This campaign is aimed at the general public and its goal is to raise awareness to reflect about irresponsible alcohol consumption.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-04-2011 09:39)

Marketing and Promotion of Tobacco Products

Smoking kills by Eniko Tanyi

(SALEM, Ore.) - Smoking kills Smoking is linked with lung cancer, emphysema, and other diseases. According to the CDC each year about 443,000 people die prematurely from smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, and another 8.6 million live with a serious illness caused by smoking.

Despite these risks, approximately 46.6 million U.S. adults smoke cigarettes.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-30-2011 20:41)

Oregon Considers Controversial Tobacco Tax Increases

HB 2385 would allow counties to impose their own excise tax on tobacco products.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Tobacco tax A flurry of tobacco tax bills with conflicting objectives is under consideration by Oregon state legislators.

Oregon currently taxes cigarettes at the rate of $1.18 per pack. One of the bills being considered would hike the tax by an additional $1.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-25-2011 23:39)

Stress, PTSD, Drug Dangers, Alcohol, Tobacco and Death - the Reality

Most people (Baboons included) are subject to various levels or severity of stress.

(MOLALLA, Ore.) - Baboon being chased by a lion For those who read my postings on this continuum of reality, you know what I am writing about. For any new readers let me put this together starting at square one.

I got my inspiration from a documentary on OPB called KILLER STRESS which is a very important and suitable name.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-18-2010 20:35)

Hookah Bar in Salem Sees Increasing Business

The hookah is a water pipe that is shared in a social group setting.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Hookah bar in Salem, Oregon Oregon news media outlets are sending out smoke signals over the bubbling popularity of Hookah bars, painting these establishments that are very popular in other parts of the world, in a negative light.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-27-2010 14:40)

Dissolvable Tobacco Dubbed `Candy` by Oregon`s Sen. Merkley

Merkley urges Oregonians to share concerns Over dissolvable tobacco products with FDA; comment period begins this week...

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Dissolvable tobacco The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week opened a 60-day comment period on dissolvable tobacco candy products. Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley urged Oregonians to submit their stories and opinions relating to the sale, distribution, and use of tobacco candy to the FDA.

“Tobacco candy poses two significant threats to our children,” Merkley said.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-30-2010 10:43)

Iranian Official: Marlboro Tainted with Pig Blood & Nuclear Matter

The Iranian Tobacco Company is being urged to adopt better supervisory measures regarding the distribution of cigarettes in the country.

(TEHRAN PRESS TV) - Cigarette An Iranian official says some of the most popular cigarette brands are contaminated with nuclear substances when smuggled into the country.

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