Showing posts with label Oregon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Oregon. Show all posts

How The West Was Shunned In Primary Politics

by Froma Harrop.   There's a not-insignificant part of the United States known as the West Coast. It includes such prominent states as California, Oregon and Washington. These states have yet to hold a single presidential primary or caucus. But at 8 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, this population center of 50 million-plus souls was informed that the ... MORE

Oregon Legislature Repeals Laws Of Supply & Demand

It is not likely to work out well.    Like the apocryphal story of the state legislature that passed a law dictating that pi equals 3, the Oregon state legislature has passed two laws that pretend the laws of supply & demand don’t exist. The difference is that, in reality, no state legislature ever did pass a law saying that pi equals 3, but Oregon’s      ... MORE

Pot Legalization Spreads Through The West And Into D.C.

by Evan Halper.  Joints, pot brownies, cannabis–dosed sodas and other marijuana products will soon be sold in retail shops to any adult who wants them throughout a large chunk of the West, after voters in Oregon and Alaska approved legalization measures Tuesday. And an initiative approved overwhelmingly by Washington, D.C., voters legalizes   ... MORE

Jacob Sullum: Where Pot Might Be Legal Soon

Alaska, Oregon, and the nation's capital.    Last week a marijuana legalization initiative officially qualified for the ballot in Oregon. Voters will also consider legalization measures in Alaska and (probably) the District of Columbia this fall, so by the end of the year three more jurisdictions could join Colorado and Washington in allowing     ... MORE