Multnomah County considers flavored tobacco ban

County commissioners took public input Monday night on their proposal to ban flavored tobacco products, which could come up for a vote on Thursday.

PORTLAND, Ore. — It was a packed house Monday night at the Multnomah Building. County commissioners heard testimony from over 80 people as people made their voices heard at a public hearing on the county’s proposed ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and nicotine products, including e-cigarettes and vapes.

“Well we know these are deadly products, and we know they are marketed in a way by the tobacco industry to hook kids on a lifetime of addiction,” said Ruth Adkins.

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