- Measure 110 in Oregon would provide drug recovery services partially funded through marijuana taxes.
- Polls in Oregon closed at 11 p.m. ET.
- The measure would also reclassify the penalties for specified drugs.
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Polls in Oregon closed at 11 p.m. ET.
Oregon’s 2020 ballot includes Measure 110, which would provide statewide drug recovery services partially funded by marijuana taxes and would reclassify the penalties for certain drugs.
The text for Oregon Measure 110 reads as follows:
Measure mandates establishment/ funding of “addiction recovery centers” (centers) within each existing coordinated care organization service area by October 1, 2021; centers provide drug users with triage, health assessments, treatment, recovery services. To fund centers, measure dedicates all marijuana tax revenue above $11,250,000 quarterly, legislative appropriations, and any savings from reductions in arrests, incarceration, supervision resulting from the measure. Reduces marijuana tax revenue for other uses. Measure reclassifies personal non-commercial possession of certain drugs under specified amount from misdemeanor or felony (depending on person’s criminal history) to Class E violation subject to either $100 fine or a completed health assessment by center. Oregon Health Authority establishes council to distribute funds/ oversee implementation of centers. Secretary of State audits biennially. Other provisions.
Result of “Yes” Vote
“Yes” vote provides addiction recovery centers/services; marijuana taxes partially finance (reduces revenues for other purposes); reclassifies possession of specified drugs, reduces penalties; requires audits.
Result of “No” Vote
“No” vote rejects requiring addiction recovery centers/services; retains current marijuana tax revenue uses; maintains current classifications/ penalties for possession of drugs.