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Approaching The Rise In Elder Abuse

OPB | Oct. 21, 2015

The elder abuse rate in Oregon rose in 2014. We'll find out what's behind that rise, and how those charged with identifying, prosecuting and preventing such abuse are approaching the problem.

Washington's Go-To Guy For Rules On Legal Pot Is Stepping Down

OPB | Aug. 21, 2015

Randy Simmons is leaving his job at the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board after spearheading the state's rule-making process for recreational marijuana.

Legal Marijuana In Oregon

OPB | July 01, 2015

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1. We talk to people around the state about how things will change.

Environmental Update On Wildlife Detectives

OPB | May 20, 2015

We talk to EarthFix reporters about poaching and other crimes against wildlife in the Northwest.

Oregon Cities Weigh Local Pot Taxes Ahead of November Vote

OPB | Sept. 19, 2014

FRIDAY: If recreational marijuana is legalized in Oregon, some cities want to cash in by taxing it at the local level.

The Economics Of Legalized Marijuana

OPB | July 31, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll dig into projections for what pot would cost — and how much revenue the state would get from taxing it — if it becomes legal in Oregon.

County Vs City Laws

OPB | July 29, 2014

TUESDAY: Gun laws and a proposed sick leave ordinance have caused tension between counties and cities in Oregon.

Oregon Lawyers Divided Over Proposed Changes To Class Action Payments

OPB | Feb. 28, 2014

FRIDAY: Democratic lawmakers want to redirect unclaimed money from class action lawsuits to help fund legal aid for people who can't afford to hire a lawyer.

Oregon Lawmakers Consider Legalized Marijauna

OPB | Feb. 13, 2014

THURSDAY: Lawmakers heard testimony this week on a bill that would create a regulatory framework for legalized marijuana and put the subject to a state-wide vote.

Jeffrey Toobin

OPB | Oct. 11, 2012

Jeffrey Toobin talks about the American judicial system and his new book, The Oath.