Two-thirds of Oregon liquor establishments are smokefree
- Grant Will Help Pregnant Smokers Quit Tobacco -- A new grant will help the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) assist pregnant smokers in their efforts to quit, thus decreasing the number of infants harmed by tobacco.
- Oregon's Workplaces Go Smokefree in 2002 -- All Oregonians to Benefit from Reduced Secondhand Smoke Exposure-- On January 1, 500,000 more Oregonians will be protected from secondhand smoke on the job as a result of Oregon's new Smokefree Workplace Law.
- Data Show Fewer Women Smoke During Pregnancy -- Oregon is making headway in reducing tobacco use among expectant mothers, according to data that appear in the Oregon Vital Statistics Annual Report for 1999.
- School-based Tobacco Prevention Programs Reduce Student Smoking -- A new study shows that the school-based component of Oregon's tobacco prevention program is making a significant difference among eighth graders.
- Oregon Woman Featured in Anti-chewing Tobacco Ad -- Television ads will feature Tina Cary, from the eastern Oregon town of Prairie City, who lost her husband four years ago to cancer caused by chewing tobacco.
- Tobacco quit line to help teen tobacco users kick the habit -- Many of the nearly 20 percent of Oregon high-school juniors who smoke say they want to quit. Now they can get help from the newly trained staff and the more youth-oriented quit packets available at the Oregon Tobacco Quit Line.