Taking Action
to make things better

Lane County

Our Community is Taking Action

Dr. Richard Kincade

Eugene

“Part of the issues related to tobacco are addressed specifically by changing policy… even at a business or organizational level.”

PeaceHealth Medical Group

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Paula Staight

University of Oregon, Eugene

“We did some surveys of students and asked if they would support a smokefree campus, and we had data to support that three-fourths of students did.”

University of Oregon

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Steven Hiron

Eugene

Steven Hiron doesn’t like the way some tobacco products are packaged and marketed in ways that appeal to children. That’s one reason why he stopped selling tobacco products in his pharmacy 25 years ago.

Steven Hiron doesn’t like the way some tobacco products are packaged and marketed in ways that appeal to children. That’s one reason why he stopped selling tobacco products in his pharmacy 25 years ago.

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Christy Inskip

Lane County

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Art Johnson

Eugene

Art Johnson, an attorney in Eugene, helps his clients with product liability cases, including lawsuits against Big Tobacco. He puts tobacco companies on notice that the public is aware the industry is profiting from the sale of addictive and deadly products.

Art Johnson, an attorney in Eugene, helps his clients with product liability cases, including lawsuits against Big Tobacco. He puts tobacco companies on notice that the public is aware the industry is profiting from the sale of addictive and deadly products.

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Police Chief Michael Grover

Cottage Grove

Police Chief Michael Grover of Cottage Grove is fighting to protect his community from Big Tobacco, which targets young people with sweet- and fruit-flavored tobacco products.

Police Chief Michael Grover of Cottage Grove is fighting to protect his community from Big Tobacco, which targets young people with sweet- and fruit-flavored tobacco products.

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The Numbers are Improving

Krista Parent

Cottage Grove

Krista Parent, Superintendent of South Lane School District, describes how the density of stores that sell and advertise tobacco products near schools in her community endangers student health.

Krista Parent, Superintendent of South Lane School District, describes how the density of stores that sell and advertise tobacco products near schools in her community endangers student health.

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Principal Iton Udosenata and Triston

Cottage Grove

Principal Iton Udonsenata of Cottage Grove High School and Triston, a student, explain how Big Tobacco uses sweet flavors and easy access to make its products appealing to teens in their community.

Principal Iton Udonsenata of Cottage Grove High School and Triston, a student, explain how Big Tobacco uses sweet flavors and easy access to make its products appealing to teens in their community.

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Scarpelli’s Short Stop

Cottage Grove

Tobacco advertising has no place in Scarpelli’s Short Stop, a community-based grocery store. Tobacco ads target young people, and customers appreciate having a local store free from the influence of Big Tobacco.

Tobacco advertising has no place in Scarpelli’s Short Stop, a community-based grocery store. Tobacco ads target young people, and customers appreciate having a local store free from the influence of Big Tobacco.

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But We've Still Got Work to Do

Here's how you can help

Contact your local Lane County representative

Christy Inskip, MPH, CHES

Tobacco Program Coordinator

541-682-8770

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