Portland's Tale of Woe Around Drug Decriminalization

In 2020, Oregon voters passed the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act, also known as Measure 110. Drug decriminalization is clearly an act of Trust.

They were inspired by the country of Portugal, which tktktk.

There was one major hitch: Portland didn't work to set all the support systems in place necessary to make drug decriminalization work. Watch this video tktktk.

Instead, we have a major mess on our hands.