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Oregon Decriminalizes Simple Possession of All Drugs

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Click to expand Image Election workers empty ballots at the Multnomah County Elections Division in Portland, Oregon, November 3, 2020.  © 2020 AP Photo/Paula Bronstein Oregon voters have made history by making it the first US state to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of all drugs for personal use. The new law will invest resources in voluntary treatment and other support for people who struggle with problematic drug use, while removing criminal penalties that cause devastating harm. Oregon Measure 110 reclassifies personal possession of small amounts of drugs from a Class…

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