vaping Eugene-based Online Program Updated to Curb Adolescent Vaping By Elizabeth Gabriel • Nov 25, 2019 Erika Westling / Influents Innovations As e-cigarette consumption among teens increases, Eugene researchers are creating resources to prevent usage. An online, interactive program for fifth and sixth graders could help reduce child vaping. The Vaping Industry Categorizes and Targets Users. Is Lane County An Exception? By Elizabeth Gabriel • Oct 21, 2019 Elizabeth Gabriel As the number of vape deaths continues to rise—two of which were in Oregon—the future of vaping concerns many Oregonians. But were certain groups targeted to begin vaping the first place? Senator Wyden Proposes Taxing E-Cigarettes To Discourage Use Among Teens By Brian Bull • Oct 5, 2019 Provided by Hank Stern / Senator Ron Wyden's Office As the vaping industry continues to reel from a string of user fatalities and illness, Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden is pushing a federal tax on e-cigarettes. OLCC Prompts Cannabis Industry To Check For Harmful Additives By Brian Bull • Sep 13, 2019 Brian Bull / KLCC The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is now asking processors and retailers to review vaping paraphernalia for potentially dangerous additives. This follows a user’s vaping death in July. Investigators are seeing if something added to a commercially-purchased marijuana oil is to blame. New Federal Investigation Into Vaping Prompts Alert From Oregon Health Officials By Chris M Lehman • Aug 22, 2019 Chris Lehman / KLCC Public health officials in Oregon are asking medical professionals to be on the lookout for severe respiratory illnesses among people who use e-cigarettes. Lane County Teens Vape At Alarming Rate, State Report Reveals By Tiffany Eckert • Jan 7, 2019 Science News For Students Over a four year timespan, Lane County saw a 250% increase in teenage use of E-cigarettes. Public Health officials say many young people and their parents are misinformed about the dangers of vaping and they want to change that. Indoor Use Of E-Cigarettes No Longer Allowed In Oregon By Desmond O'Boyle • Jan 2, 2016 www.urbanvaporseugene.com The use of E-Cigarettes, also known as vaping, is no longer allowed indoors in public places in Oregon.