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History of Implementation Dates
Implementation Dates
1.  April 17, 2007 The Oregon State Fire Marshal (OSFM) accepted, and considered certified, all cigarette varieties on the State of New York’s certification list.
Explanation: All varieties of cigarettes certified in the state of New York as having reduced ignition propensity, as of April 17, 2007, were accepted by OSFM as certified for sale in Oregon.
 
2.  April 18, 2007 Manufacturers must submit certification to the OSFM for all cigarette varieties they plan to sell in Oregon if those varieties were not already certified on or before April 17, 2007, by the State of New York.
 
3.  July 1, 2007 Cigarette manufacturers can only sell fire standard compliant cigarettes to wholesalers and retail dealers. Civil Penalties became effective against manufacturers who sell any cigarettes other than those those that are fire standard compliant.
 
4.  January 1, 2008 As of this date, all cigarette packaging must bear a marking of “FSC” or other OSFM approved marking identifying the cigarette variety as fire standard compliant.
 
5.  January 1, 2008  All manufacturers, wholesalers, and retail dealers may distribute or sell only fire standard compliant cigarettes with approved packaging markings as of January 1, 2008. Any cigarettes that do not meet reduced ignition propensity standards must be removed from sale as of midnight December 31, 2007.
 
6.  April 17, 2010 Recertification Required
All varieties accepted from New York as certified in Oregon on April 17, 2007, must be recertified to Oregon no later than April 17, 2010.
 
7.  April 18, 2010 and forward. All varieties certified in Oregon April 18, 2007, and after must be recertified no later than three years from the date of initial certification.