Proposed Increase to Cigarette Taxes

MEDFORD, Ore. —   The price of a pack of cigarettes could soon cost more.  The State House is proposing another tax increase.  If approved it would increase tax on cigarettes sold starting January 2016. It would increase the tax at the rate of 80 mills for the distribution of each cigarette in the state. That would … Continue reading »

Cigarette Smoking at an All Time Low

CNN – The number of American adults who smoke cigarettes has dropped to a new low. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cigarette smoking among adults is down from nearly 21 percent in 2005 to just under 18 percent in 2013. But, health officials said more needs to be done to get … Continue reading »

Dancing with the Stars Pro Dishes

Dancing with the Stars’ Mark Ballas joins Newswatch 12 this Morning to talk about the show and how he quit smoking.