What Happened When Oregon Decriminalized Hard Drugs

A bold reform effort hasn’t gone as planned. By Jim Hinch JULY 19 Read More

Oregon county pauses plan to distribute tin foil, straws for fentanyl users

A plan by Oregon’s largest county to distribute tin foil and straws for Read More

Portugal, a Model for Oregon’s Measure 110, Is Having Second Thoughts About Drug Decriminalization

The northern city of Porto, like Portland, is struggling with crime and Read More

Multnomah County Will Distribute Tinfoil and Straws to Fentanyl Smokers

It’s similar to other “harm reduction” efforts nationwide. Read More

Once hailed for decriminalizing drugs, Portugal is now having doubts

By Anthony Faiola and Catarina Fernandes Martins July 7 Read More

Did Measure 110 take away ‘rock bottom’? Oregon cops seem to think so

Researchers at PSU are partway through a 3-year study on Measure 110 and just Read More

‘It’s crazy out there’: The reasons behind Oregon’s deepening drug crisis

By Conrad Wilson (OPB) May 30, 2023 8 a.m. For years Read More

Portland Overdose Deaths Have Climbed Nearly 50% This Year

Last year was already a record. SW 5th Ave. and SW Washington St. Boots Read More