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Oregon lawmakers seek to recriminalize psychedelics and other drugs by repealing Measure 110

Two years after Measure 110 was enacted, four state senators want to repeal it [against the will of Oregon voters who supported the measure]. Sponsored by Representative Lily Morgan… would reinstitute criminal penalties for possessing small, personal amounts of controlled substances. Representatives Jami Cate, Rick Lewis, and Anna Scharf, have co-sponsored the bill.

…would eliminate the Class E violation category that Measure 110 created for personal possession of controlled substances within specified limits. Possession of a Schedule I controlled substance such as heroin, psilocybin, or LSD would become a Class A misdemeanor. If a person has a prior felony conviction, or two or more prior convictions for unlawful possession, then personal possession of a Schedule I controlled substance becomes a Class B felony… possession of a Schedule II controlled substance such as methamphetamine or cocaine would become a misdemeanor. If a person has a prior felony conviction, or two or more prior convictions for unlawful possession, then personal possession of a Schedule II controlled substance becomes a Class C felony.

Original Article (Psychedelic Week):
Oregon lawmakers seek to recriminalize psychedelics and other drugs by repealing Measure 110
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