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Oregon Health Authority: Stop vaping, now

Photo of a vaping device that can be used for nicotine or cannabis from reader Kylee Rayne Reichow

OREGON - The companies who sold vaping products touted their devices as an effective and safe way to cut down on smoking cigarettes.

Now, government agencies — including Washington County and the Oregon Health Authority— are asking residents to stop vaping, now.

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"Public Health Warning: People should stop vaping immediately" reads the headline on a press release from the Oregon Health Authority, Oregon's top state governing body . . .

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