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September 27, 2019
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has submitted a set of policy options to Gov. Kate Brown to prevent deaths and injuries linked to vaping, as state and federal investigators seek to identify the cause of recent cases.
These options would require review, coordination and implementation assistance from the Oregon Department of Justice and other state agencies.
The options include:
If you or someone you know is ready to quit smoking or vaping, free help is available from the following resources:
Those who want help quitting cannabis or other substance use can call 1-800-662-HELP.
Switching to cigarettes or other combustible products is not a safer option.
See also: Oregon Response to Vaping Illnesses
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