Don’t do it! You’ve made it past the hardest part, don’t crack now! If worse comes to worse, bum a single from a smoker or buy a disposable e cig, or slap a nic patch on yourself. Whatever you do, do not buy 20 cigarettes to smoke just one. We both know you won’t be able to stop at just one.

And when you falter, remember you have not failed! Minor stumbles are ok. Focus on all those cigarettes you did not have, and all the ones you will turn down in the future, all the times you will feel the craving and resist. Smoking here and there doesn’t mean you’ve failed to quit, it just mean you’ve got to try harder. Every cigarette you say no to is a little victory, let yourself be proud because that pride will help you keep saying no.

Bill proposed in oregon would make cigarettes prescription-only – kptv – fox 12

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If you&#39 re a regular smoker, you may want to keep an eye on a new bill in the Oregon Legislature.

Rep. Mitch Greenlick, from Portland, is sponsoring a bill that makes cigarettes a Schedule III controlled substance, meaning it would be illegal to possess or distribute cigarettes without a doctor&#39 s prescription.

Under the proposal, offenders would face maximum punishments of one year in prison, a $6,250 fine or both.

Other drugs and substances that are considered Schedule III controlled substances are ketamine, lysergic acid and anabolic steroids.

“The State Board of Pharmacy may adopt rules placing requirements and limitations on the sale or transfer of products containing nicotine,” the bill&#39 s text says.

“I think it&#39 s pretty crazy,” said Juan Silva of Salem. “I don&#39 t see it going through. It&#39 s going to be something to watch for, but I don&#39 t think it&#39 ll pass.”

Others see the proposal differently.

“I hope it passes and I hope people actually think about it,” said Rick Cannon of Salem. “You know there&#39 s less and less smokers everyday because they know how bad it is for them, so I just hope people wake up and realize how bad it actually is for them.”

Greenlick also made headlines this week by suggesting a state committee look into the hiring procedure used by the University of Oregon when it named Mark Helfrich the new Ducks head coach.

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