Oregon

Weekly News (Oct. 11, 2021)

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Oregon’s Cigar Tax Cap Increases Today

Cigars in Oregon will be getting a bit more expensive today, as a tax increase approved by voters in November has gone into effect. The…

What the Election Results Mean for Cigar Smokers: 2020 Edition

Barring some very on-brand 2020 curveballs, Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States. As I did the last time I published…

Oregon Voters Approve Cigar Tax Increase

Just as they will be doing in Colorado, cigars in Oregon will be getting more expensive as voters have approved a ballot measure that will…

Clatsop County, Ore. Approves Tobacco Retailer License Requirement

Tobacco and e-cigarette retailers in Clatsop County will soon be required to obtain a new license to sell such products  after the County Board of…

Pendleton, Ore. Removes Sunset from Parks Smoking Ban

In just over the course of two years, the city of Pendleton went from rejecting a proposal to ban smoking in city parks to unanimously…

Woodburn, Ore. Bans Tobacco Use in Parks

A ban on the use of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and other inhalant systems, was approved by the Woodburn City Council at its most recent…

Oregon Voters Likely to Decide Tobacco Tax Increase, Cigar Tax Would Double

Raising the tobacco tax rates in Oregon has been a priority of numerous legislators and the governor for some time now, though hesitancy to raise…

Oregon House Approves Bill That Would Send Tobacco Tax to Voters

On Thursday, the Oregon House of Representatives approved a bill that would send a tobacco tax increase to voters in 2020 should it make it…

Oregon Legislature Revives Tobacco Tax Increase, Could Send to Voters

The Oregon Legislature has breathed new life into a bill proposed by Gov. Kate Brown that would drastically increase the state’s tobacco taxes, including removing…

Oregon’s Cigar Tax Cap Challenged

A bill seeking to remove Oregon’s 50-cent per cigar tax cap has been introduced to the state’s legislature, and if it passes, will drastically increase…