by: Elise Haas

Posted: Sep 18, 2023 / 10:01 AM PDT

Updated: Sep 18, 2023 / 10:20 PM PDT

Ballot initiative may go before voters in November 2024

Max Williams of the Coalition to Fix and Improve Measure 110, September 18, 2023 (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A group of business and civic leaders filed a ballot initiative Monday to change aspects of Measure 110, Oregon’s voter-approved measure that decriminalized possession of small amounts of illegal drugs.

“This measure is about reforming Measure 110, restoring minor criminal penalties for those hard drugs and helping move people into treatment and recovery through mandated treatment, and a diversion program that upon completion allows those criminal penalties disappear from their record,” said Max Williams with the Coalition to Fix and Improve Measure 110.

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