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Oregon's Softer Stance On Drugs With Measure 110 Takes Effect

The measure requires the Oregon Health Authority to establish a 24/7 telephone addiction recovery center and an Oversight and Accountability Council to deal with all the people expected to take a health screening rather than paying civil fines for drug possession.

Oregon Reports 3 Additional Vaping-Related Illnesses

The Oregon Health Authority has identified three additional cases of severe lung illness linked to vaping.

The state has now seen a total of 20 cases of EVALI — what health officials are referring to as ‘E-cigarette or Vaping Product Associated Lung Injury.’ Two cases have been fatal.

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