Oregon’s Pioneering Drug Decriminalization Experiment Is Now Facing The Hard Test

NPR’s article narrates the trials and tribulations that follow Oregon’s drug decriminalization after the passing of Measure 110. The progressive policy is under spectacle as it sets the stage for major changes in American drug policy for the first time since Nixon’s War on Drugs. Engage with the article’s discussion of the inhumanity behind drug policies across America, rooted deeply in historic, systematic injustice. Equally as important, take note of the concerns and challenges that come with implementing a policy that some institutions and communities were not prepared to embrace.

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