Raising Problem Gambling Awareness

EUGENE, Ore. — For most of us, March Madness is a chance to compete with others around the office for bracket bragging rights, but Lane County Public Health says for thousands of others who fill out their brackets, they suffer from a gambling addiction. Lane County Public Health says more than 9,000 Oregonians are addicted … Continue reading »

Gambling Bill Passes Through Senate

SALEM, Ore. — A bill to reinstate funding for gambling addiction advertisements passed through the Oregon Senate Wednesday. Bill 4028 is backed by Lane County Commissioners and Lane County Prevention on problem gambling awareness and education. The county says the state cut millions of dollars to the program last year, deciding they could only focus … Continue reading »