2015 Session

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On July 1, 2015, recreational marijuana will be legal in Oregon. Each person can have four plants in their household, and up to one ounce on them at any given time.

Legal Marijuana In Oregon

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

Collin O'Coyne has been a manager at Cornucopia Restaurant in Eugene for 2 years. He is one of four out of 45 employees who gets one week of paid time off per year. He estimates the restaurant would have to raise its prices about $2 per plate in order to offer paid sick time to all of its employees.

Represented: Paid Sick Time

In this installment of our "Represented" series, we hear from residents of Eugene about what a statewide paid sick leave policy would mean for them.

Rachel Hestmark is the owner of Hestmark Designs. She's also married with two children and a survivor of sex trafficking.

Represented: Addressing Child Sex Trafficking In Oregon

In this second installment of our new series "Represented," we'll examine bills to curb child sex trafficking in the state. We're in the The Dalles, the home of the bills' sponsor, Republican representative John Huffman.

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