OPB | Broadcast: April 25, 2017
We learn about cybersecurity "honeypots" and a bill to raise the age for tobacco use in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: Jan. 27, 2015
TUESDAY: E-cigarettes are gaining popularity, and in Oregon, they're completely unregulated.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 23, 2015
FRIDAY: David Peyton's new research appears in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 3, 2014
WEDNESDAY: The Portland Parks Board presented recommendations about smoking in public parks to Commissioner Amanda Fritz.
OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll learn more about the Oregon Parks Department's proposal to ban smoking on beaches along the coast.
OPB | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: Aug. 8, 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.