PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — It’s been called a ‘first of its kind experiment.”
On February 1, 2021 most drugs will be decriminalized in Oregon. It is thanks to the passage of Measure 110 back in November. Basically, it is a new, voter-backed move to focus on treating drug addiction, as opposed to criminalizing it.
KOIN Digital Reporter Hannah Ray Lambert stops by the KOIN Podcast Network to explain the differences between Oregon state law and Tribal law. She also helps us breakdown the balancing act when it comes to enforcement and prosecution.