A recent study that draws heavily on Deschutes County found an “overwhelming consensus” among law enforcement officers that Oregon’s marijuana laws are poorly written and confusing.

As a result, this perception has even led some local officers to stop enforcing marijuana laws altogether, according to the February report by Portland State University researchers Kris Henning and Greg Stewart.

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Skittish

All I know is that marijuana knocks a few points off IQ, impairs self insight and impedes executive function. I consider it an economic advantage not to use the stuff, so carry on ye merry citizens

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