Oregon could soon legalize pot

Oregon could soon legalize pot

Oregon is seen as a prime candidate for legalizing marijuana in 2016.

Congressman Earl Blumenauer held a town hall meeting on marijuana reform, a topic that has gained steam since Washington and Colorado legalized possession of the drug last November.

The Marijuana Policy Project, a national advocacy group, plans to spend at least $700,000 in Oregon to try to convince voters that pot should be legalized in 2016. Advocates plan to target business owners, women and other groups they believe are key to turning public opinion.

Read more at KATU.

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