Oregon

Oregon News: PORTLAND, Opiod Prosecutions Lead to Seizure of Three Million User Doses of Heroin, Oxycodone and Fentanyl Across Oregon

Narcotic seizures are among the largest in District of Oregon history PORTLAND, Ore. — U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that since the beginning of May 2018, federal law enforcement authorities and their task force partners have seized 158 pounds of heroin, 600 grams of oxycodone, and half a pound of fentanyl. Combined, the … Continue reading Oregon News: PORTLAND, Opiod Prosecutions Lead to Seizure of Three Million User Doses of Heroin, Oxycodone and Fentanyl Across Oregon

WASHINGTON News: Deputy Attorney General Names U.S. Attorney Williams Chair of National Marijuana Working Group

WASHINGTON—Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein today named Billy J. Williams, U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon, chair of the Attorney General’s Marijuana Working Group. The working group is part of the Attorney General Advisory Committee’s (AGAC) Controlled Substances Subcommittee. “I am honored to be named chair of the Marijuana Working Group and look … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Deputy Attorney General Names U.S. Attorney Williams Chair of National Marijuana Working Group

PORTLAND, Ore | Bid to ban state funds for abortions tests open Oregon laws

PORTLAND, Ore— Teenage girls in Oregon don’t need their parents’ consent to end an unwanted pregnancy, women in the country illegally have coverage for the procedure and private insurers will soon be required to cover the full cost of an abortion under a new law. Oregon has the least restrictive laws on abortion access in … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore | Bid to ban state funds for abortions tests open Oregon laws

WASHINGTON News: Justice Department Funds New District of Oregon Indian Country Prosecutor

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney (SAUSA) to Focus on Prosecutions Involving the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation WASHINGTON—In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein met with Acting Director of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Katherine Sullivan and other senior Justice officials today to discuss the Violence … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Justice Department Funds New District of Oregon Indian Country Prosecutor

Connecticut News: ADA Settlement with KinderCare Ensures Access to Child Care Programs for Children with Diabetes

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that KinderCare Education LLC (“KinderCare”) of Portland, Oregon, has entered into a settlement agreement with the government to resolve allegations that KinderCare’s child care programs and other services were not accessible to children with Type 1 diabetes who are dependent … Continue reading Connecticut News: ADA Settlement with KinderCare Ensures Access to Child Care Programs for Children with Diabetes

Oregon News: Attorney General Rosenblum Sues Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin

SALEM, OR – Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today sued Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, for falsely and deceptively marketing its opioid drug in Oregon.  The complaint alleges that Purdue deceptively marketed OxyContin to Oregon seniors, misrepresented the risks and benefits of the drug, and lied to the Oregon Board of Pharmacy, all to … Continue reading Oregon News: Attorney General Rosenblum Sues Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin

PORTLAND, Ore. | Oregon’s only heart transplant program shuts down

PORTLAND, Ore. — The only Oregon hospital to offer heart transplants abruptly shut down its program Friday, leaving nearly two dozen patients on its waitlist to seek out-of-state treatment and hundreds of others in limbo for post-operative care. It came just two days after Oregon Health & Science University in Portland said it was putting … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore. | Oregon’s only heart transplant program shuts down

PORTLAND, Ore | Oregon will require notification of marijuana harvest

PORTLAND, Ore  — Before Matthew Miller harvests marijuana this fall from his fields in southern Oregon, he’ll have to notify the state for the first time ever — a process that could bring inspectors to make sure none of his pot is being illegally diverted. The new harvest notification policy, which takes effect Saturday, is … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore | Oregon will require notification of marijuana harvest