Oregon Lawmakers Recriminalize Fentanyl, Heroin, and Methamphetamine Possession

Oregon Lawmakers Recriminalize Fentanyl, Heroin, and Methamphetamine Possession

In response to rising drug-related issues, Oregon legislators have passed a bill to reinstate penalties for possession of fentanyl, heroin, and methamphetamine.

“Bill Passed to Combat Fentanyl Crisis in Portland”

Following a state of emergency declaration by Governor Tina Kotek over the fentanyl crisis in Portland, lawmakers rushed to address the escalating situation with new legislation.

“Fentanyl-Related Deaths Prompt Oregon Legislature to Reverse Drug Decriminalization Law”

The decision to reverse the decriminalization of small drug amounts, including fentanyl, comes amid a staggering 210 percent increase in fentanyl-related deaths since the initial law was enacted.

“Concerns Over Child Exposure to Fentanyl Drive Oregon’s Move to Re-Criminalize Drug Possession”

With reports indicating alarming numbers of children exposed to fentanyl, Oregon lawmakers move swiftly to deter drug possession and mitigate public health risks.

“Oregon Legislature Moves to Tackle Soaring Overdose Rates with Reinstatement of Drug Possession Penalties”

Facing a 190 percent surge in overdose deaths since the decriminalization law’s implementation, lawmakers take decisive action to address the worsening crisis.

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