A new proposal in Oregon would put a bill up-to-vote that would make cigarettes a schedule 1 drug. Making its possession and use carry the same penalties as marijuana.
The proposed bill would regulate cigarettes and other tobacco products in the same manner as medical marijuana; where tobacco users would have to get a prescription from a doctor before they can purchase tobacco products. Anyone caught possessing tobacco without a prescription could face up to a year in jail.
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