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New Oregon Laws Take Effect

OPB | Jan. 02, 2014

THURSDAY: Several new laws take effect in Oregon with the new year, including a ban on teens using tanning beds, an increase in fines for texting while driving, and a law that allows new moms to take their placentas home with them.

Taking Your Placenta Home

OPB | April 30, 2013

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it legal for hospitals to release a woman's placenta after birth.