State of Oregon Archives: on Drugs

Jason Conger: Voted NO on retail medical marijuana establishments

HB 3460: Authorizes Retail Medical Marijuana Establishments (Concurrence Vote Passed House, 31-28); Conger voted Nay
  1. The Oregon Health Authority shall establish by rule a medical marijuana facility registration system to authorize the transfer of usable marijuana and immature marijuana plants from a marijuana grow site to the medical marijuana facility.
  2. The registration system must require documentation that demonstrates the medical marijuana facility meets the state qualifications
  3. To qualify for registration, a medical marijuana facility:
Source: 2013-2014 Oregon Senate & House legislative records Jul 6, 2013

Jeff Merkley: Toughen laws against meth traffickers

Merkley says federal money should pay for 500 more police in Oregon. [Merkley proposes] a $309 million anti-crime package aimed at reversing Bush administration cuts in aid to local law enforcement.

Merkley hopes his crime-fighting proposals will respond to voter concerns about high levels of methamphetamine use and cuts to law enforcement in many Oregon communities.

Merkley wants the federal government to pay the costs of adding another 50,000 local police officers around the country, as well as additional prosecutors and resources for crime labs. He would also toughen laws against meth traffickers, toughen reporting requirements for sex offenders and expand federal laws against child pornography.

Source: By Jeff Mapes, The Oregonian Jul 2, 2008

Gordon Harold Smith: Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs

Source: Oregon Congressional Election 2008 Political Courage Test Jun 18, 2008

John Kitzhaber: Decriminalize medicinal marijuana

Source: Oregon Gubernatorial 1998 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 1998

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