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Environmental Update On Beer, Salmon, And Marijuana

OPB | Feb. 09, 2015

MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will join us to discuss greener beer, energy efficient marijuana, and a new salmon tracker.

New Oregon Laws Taking Effect In 2015

OPB | Jan. 05, 2015

MONDAY: In addition to recreational marijuana, 2015 brings changes to laws governing home sales, underage drinking, minimum wage, concealed handguns and more.

Beer at Food Carts?

OPB | March 01, 2012

One food cart pod wants to be allowed to serve beer and wine, but Portland city officials don't like the idea.

Winter Drinks

OPB | Dec. 28, 2011

When the weather gets chilly and the fires are burning, what drink do you reach for? We got some beverage advice at the beginning of the season and we'll bring it to you again today.

Winter Drinks

OPB | Nov. 04, 2011

It suddenly got rather cold this week. Luckily, local brewers and distillers are releasing porters, ciders, and spiced wines to keep you warm.

Ken Burns on Prohibition

OPB | Aug. 04, 2011

Master documentarian Ken Burns talks about his new film Prohibition in front of a live audience at OPB. What would you like to ask him?

Oregon and Alcohol

OPB | Dec. 22, 2010

We explore the growth of Oregon's alcohol industry.

Private vs. Public Liquor Sales

OPB | Sept. 15, 2010

Should liquor sales be controlled by the state?

Reducing Harm

OPB | March 12, 2010

What are the ethics of "harm reduction" programs like needle exchange programs or supervised injection sites?

Making Public Records Public

OPB | Dec. 07, 2009

Will increased access to Oregon's public records and meetings change your relationship to state government?

Getting Tough About Driving Drunk

OPB | Aug. 31, 2009

Are drunk driving laws tough enough?

Change to Oregon Rape Law?

OPB | June 25, 2009

If a woman becomes drunk, blacks out and is raped, should prosecutors be allowed to charge rape or first degree sex abuse? Or should the current law be retained, which only allows a defendant to be charged with sex abuse in the second degree?

12,000 Jobs

OPB | May 18, 2009

What do you think of the Governor's plan to create 12,000 new jobs?

As We Are: Addicted

OPB | March 12, 2009

How has addiction touched your life?

School Trips

OPB | May 20, 2008

What is the most effective way to curb alcohol and drug abuse among students on college campuses?