Oregon Marijuana Possession as a Class C Misdemeanor, Measure 57 (1998)
The Oregon Marijuana Possession as a Class C Misdemeanor Act, also known as Measure 57, was on the November 3, 1998 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislature. The measure would have made the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana a Class C misdemeanor.
|Oregon Measure 57 (1998)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The ballot measure title read:
|“||MAKES POSSESSION OF LIMITED AMOUNT OF MARIJUANA CLASS C MISDEMEANOR||”|
The text of the measure can be found here.
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- Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November November 1998
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 14, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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