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DHS Death Reporting | Youth Legal Clinic | Green Cannabis


Officials at the Department of Human Services are supposed to review the deaths of children that child protective workers have checked in on. But new reporting from The Oregonian’s/OregonLive’s Molly Young reveals that the state has delayed or withheld those reports from public disclosure.

Portland nonprofit New Avenues for Youth is expanding its pilot program to help homeless youth with legal aid. New Avenues for Youth Executive Director Sean Suib joins us.

Cannabis legalization campaigns in Oregon and elsewhere included promises that legal growers would be more environmentally conscious than black market operations. But a new investigative piece by Bruce Kennedy for DOPE Magazine suggests that that promise has not been fulfilled. We hear from Kennedy about what he found when he took a close look at the legal cannabis markets in Oregon, Washington, Colorado and California through an environmental lens.

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Allison Frost, Samantha Matsumoto, Julie Sabatier