Winifred Tate

Drug decriminalization stumbled in Oregon. Other states are taking note.

BY: - September 18, 2023

PORTLAND, Oregon — Just before Portland’s city council approved a ban on public drug use last week, Mayor Ted Wheeler described what he’d observed on his way to work that afternoon: “The last time I saw somebody consuming what I believe to be fentanyl publicly on our streets was less than five minutes ago, three […]