The sweeping drug addiction proposal now heads to the Senate for a final vote before the session ends.
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Oregon lawmakers turned down a proposal that would have made addiction treatment mandatory when children don’t consent.
Legislators listened for nearly four hours Wednesday as Oregonians shared heart-wrenching stories of addiction and overdose.
Most ideas to reform Oregon’s Measure 110 would need funding, but an amount hasn’t been set yet.
Oregon politicians want to empower police to make arrests for drug possession again to encourage treatment, but people on the streets say recovery is a choice.
A long-awaited Democratic proposal to reform Measure 110 calls for court-ordered programs and more resources for people who need treatment.
Republicans want to repeal a voter-approved drug decriminalization measure, while Democratic lawmakers are working on a separate proposal to address Oregon’s drug addiction crisis.
Opinions are sharply divided on how to best address Oregon’s addiction crisis, and a committee tasked with coming up with fixes has yet to finalize its plans.
A Secretary of State report released Wednesday on Measure 110 services found unclear data among service providers.
Oregon Rep. Pam Marsh plans to introduce a bill in the 2024 session to provide funding for jail addiction medication, screenings and more.