Addiction is a health issue that deserves a health-based response

Substance use disorders and addiction have been recognized as health conditions by…
September 18, 2020

Oregon opportunity: Remove criminal penalties for low-level possession of controlled substances

  We can’t incarcerate Oregon’s addiction crisis away. We need real solutions…
September 18, 2020

The Extraordinary BIPOC Coalition Support Measure 110

This time of crisis has thrown a bright light on systemic injustice,…
September 18, 2020

Oregon is on the cusp of decriminalizing everything

Come November 3, Oregon residents will have a chance to approve the…
September 14, 2020

Guest Opinion: Teachers support Measure 110 for more addiction recovery

Some people may think I, as a 5th grade teacher in rural…
September 9, 2020

Measure 110 helps dismantle systemic racism

If you’d like to see fewer people on our streets and want…
September 3, 2020

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, 2020

Another Oregon First

By Joey Cappelletti Come November, Oregon voters will have the opportunity to…
August 27, 2020
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, 2020
“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, 2020
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, 2020

Act for Change

By Chris Hecht COVID-19 is on the rise in Oregon. People need…
August 6, 2020
Oregonians are responding to overlapping public health emergencies — the addiction crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic and health disparities stemming from structural racism.