A measure intended to hike taxes on tobacco products and put taxes in place on vaping products has passed.
Measure 108 increase taxes on tobacco products and "inhalant delivery systems," namely e-cigarettes, and puts the money toward health programs under the Oregon Health Authority umbrella. The measure increases tobacco taxes at the following rates:
Cigarette tax at 16.65 cents per cigarette, which is an increase from $1.33 to $3.33 per 20-pack of cigarettes;
E-cigarettes and other nicotine inhalants at a rate of 65% of the wholesale sales price; [...]