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Oil Train Bills | Legal Sudafed Again? | Death With Dignity

OPB | Broadcast: March 20, 2017

Should Sudafed be available without a prescription again? What can states do to limit oil spills from trains? Also, we talk to Matt Witt about his parents' end of life experiences, Oregon's Death With Dignity law, and Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

Homeless Encampments | Drug Harm Reduction

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 9, 2016

Portland's mayor has a new plan to allow homeless camping in the city. Also, an organization run by drug users helps other drug users to "be the best drug users they can be."

At Home With Recovery

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 27, 2015

A new installment of our "At Home" series features three women living in a communally run home for people dealing with drug and alcohol recovery.

Meth Trafficking Still On Rise

OPB | Broadcast: June 22, 2015

Meth is the top illicit drug used and trafficked in Oregon according to the High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area's 2016 annual report.

The Cost Of Food Waste

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 17, 2014

MONDAY: A new EarthFix series focuses on the high price of food waste, and looks into curbside composting programs in the Northwest.

Meth Laws: Five Years Later

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 25, 2011

Five years ago federal and state laws to combat meth were passed: what impact have they had?

Oregon Meth

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 25, 2010

What impact has Oregon's over-the-counter pseudoephedrine ban had on the state's meth problem? Should Oregon's law be made national?