OPB | June 23, 2015
A new smoking ban is taking effect in Portland's parks on July 1. Commissioner Amanda Fritz is working to amend the law to remove the misdemeanor consequence.
OPB | Jan. 23, 2015
FRIDAY: David Peyton's new research appears in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
OPB | Dec. 03, 2014
WEDNESDAY: The Portland Parks Board presented recommendations about smoking in public parks to Commissioner Amanda Fritz.
OPB | July 30, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll learn more about the Oregon Parks Department's proposal to ban smoking on beaches along the coast.
OPB | June 19, 2014
THURSDAY: The Hillsboro parks department is concerned about toxins in e-cigarette vapor, and the possibility the devices could be confused for traditional cigarettes.
OPB | Dec. 12, 2013
THURSDAY: Following a national trend, some Oregon state legislators have introduced proposals for greater regulation over the sale of e-cigarettes.
OPB | Oct. 17, 2011
The City of Vancouver is considering legislation that would ban smokers from lighting up in parks. What do you think of this?
OPB | Aug. 08, 2011
It's getting harder for young people to light up in Oregon but there's a piece missing in the smoking cessation puzzle: enforcement.