Oregon

10.15.19

A Running List of US Cities and States Where Vapes Are Banned

Politicians are panicked in a state near you.

10.7.19

Oregon Is Poised to Legalize Shrooms. It’s Just the Beginning

“We see this not only as a template for Oregon but for the rest of the country and the world."

8.30.19

6 States Are Now Rejecting Federal Money Because of Trump's Abortion 'Gag Rule'

The money once funded some 4,000 U.S. clinics offering services like STI testing, cancer screenings, and birth control.

8.26.19

The Fight to Make Shroom Therapy Legal in Oregon

Denver and Oakland have decriminalized magic mushrooms, but campaigners here want to go even further.

8.19.19

Oregon Has Way Too Much Legal Weed. This Is Where It's Going

Picture hundreds of pounds of bud rotting in trash bags.

8.1.19

People Are Hungry for Shroom Legalization, and the Money to Fund It Is Growing

A lobbying group called "SPORE." A "psychedelic caucus" in Congress that includes AOC. And lots of cash.

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7.2.19

The Angry, Messy Aftermath of Oregon's Climate Failure

Democrats had control of Oregon's entire state government, yet were unable to stop the GOP from derailing a major piece of legislation.

7.1.19

Ted Cruz Thinks the Portland Mayor Let Antifa Take Over His City. Here's What Really Happened.

A right-wing blogger who spreads conspiracy theories ended up injured and hospitalized.

6.26.19

How Oregon Republican Senators Killed a Bill by Running Away from the Police

Sen. Tim Knopp (R-Bend), in an interview at his cabin hideout in an undisclosed location in Idaho, maintained that the actions of his party were a political protest.

6.24.19

Let’s Check In on Those Oregon Republicans Who Fled the Capital, Shall We?

Oregon police have spent five days, to no avail, searching for 11 Republican state Senators.

6.21.19

Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Prisoners How to Code

Oregon prisons have banned dozens of books about technology and programming, like 'Microsoft Excel 2016 for Dummies,' citing security reasons. The state isn't alone.

6.20.19

Oregon Republicans Literally Fled the State Rather Than Vote on a Climate Bill

And the governor sent the state police to drag them back to Salem.

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