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Measure 110 - Should It Stay Or Go

The Oregon State Legislature began their short session on Monday, Feb 5, and will adjourn on March 10. During this time is when lawmakers will decide the fate of Measure 110. Ballot Measure 110 (110), also known as the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act, marked a pioneering effort to tackle drug addiction and criminalization. Approved by almost 60% of Oregon voters, the measure aimed to decriminalize minor quantities of hard drugs and redirect the state's emphasis from prosecution to treatment.

It came to pass in 2020, but since then, some legislators believe a dangerous pattern has...

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