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$130 MILLION in additional funds would certainly be of help in this issue. In addition, removing marijuana from schools would help (no one under 18 should consume cannabis) ...
Currently, Cannabis is widely available in schools, with students stating that cannabis is easier to get that tobacco and alcohol. This is because the federal government pushed all drugs into the uncontrolled, unregulated black market, controlled by drug dealing organizations.
Oregon needs to enact the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act (OCTA) to regulate cannabis and raise over $130,000,000 for the state treasury. Enacting the OCTA this would reduce cannabis accessibility for those under 21 and fund programs to reduce use of youth.
Tax and regulate cannabis. Drug dealers don't ask for ID.
I graduated in 1968 - I nearly failed and had to take summer school. Now I hear that summer school is being dropped. I would be one of those student who don't graduate today.
I love the music program and was stage manage in my senior year. Music, drama, art programs are being dropped in this fiscal environment. Yet, one of the few things I still carry with me in the intervening 45 years is the flute I played. Music tought me how to work with others. And the music programs are being dropped.
Children today are severely deprived of a good education and I feel VERY sorry that their education is so poor. We ALL suffer from this.
Cannabis consumers are asking to pay taxes and help fund our schools and save the children. Please seriously consider this option.
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