November 8, 2023

Oregonians Decriminalized Hard Drugs. Now Many Regret It.

by The Journal

Oregon became the first state to decriminalize all drugs in 2020. The goal was to steer people to treatment who otherwise might have faced jail time. WSJ’s Zusha Elinson explains why many in Oregon have since turned against the decriminalization initiative.

Further Reading:

- Oregon Votes to Decriminalize All Drugs, Allow Psilocybin for Mental-Health Treatment 

Further Listening:

- The Highs and Lows of Diversifying the Cannabis Industry 

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