Oregon is on the cusp of decriminalizing everything

Come November 3, Oregon residents will have a chance to approve the…
September 14, 2022

Guest Opinion: Teachers support Measure 110 for more addiction recovery

Some people may think I, as a 5th grade teacher in rural…
September 9, 2022

Measure 110 helps dismantle systemic racism

If you’d like to see fewer people on our streets and want…
September 3, 2022

Oregon Could Become The First State To Decriminalize Drugs in November

By Zachary Siegel Getting caught with drugs like cocaine, heroin, or methamphetamine…
September 1, 2022

Another Oregon First

By Joey Cappelletti Come November, Oregon voters will have the opportunity to…
August 27, 2022
It’s going to take years to reframe substance abuse from a legal moral failing into something different. The sooner we can start, the better off we will be.

Watch The First Ad For Oregon’s Drug Decriminalization Ballot Measure

By Kyle Jaeger An Oregon campaign to decriminalize drug possession and invest…
August 20, 2022
“Our current drug laws can ruin lives based on a single accusation,”

Drug treatment, decriminalization measure officially certified for ballot

Oregon voters will decide in November whether to expand access to drug…
August 19, 2022
Measure 110 does not legalize drugs. Rather, it decriminalizes small amounts of drug possession as part of a shift to a health-based approach to addiction.

Ballot Measure Stresses Treatment, Not Jail Time For Drug Possession

By: Ben Botkin Oregon voters will decide on a ballot measure in…
August 17, 2022

Act for Change

By Chris Hecht COVID-19 is on the rise in Oregon. People need…
August 6, 2022
Oregonians are responding to overlapping public health emergencies — the addiction crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic and health disparities stemming from structural racism.

Measure Will Reduce Racial Disparities And Save Money, State Officials Say

reduce convictions for drug possession by about 91 percent...
July 27, 2022
Members concluded it would reduce convictions for drug possession by about 91 percent...

Oregon lawmakers request first-ever racial impact analysis for drug decriminalization initiative

July 25, 2022
There would be a significant decrease in misdemeanor and felony drug possession convictions across demographic groups

125,000 signatures and counting

Oregon Initiative Proposal 44 would create the Drug Addiction and Recovery Act.…
March 10, 2022
Addiction services get a big push toward the ballot