Uncategorized

EDITORIAL: Competing arguments lace marijuana measure debate

Ontario voters are having a second run at marijuana this election. This time, they’re voting whether to drop the city’s ban on recreational sales and open the town for business. The arguments for and against the measure range from reasoned to shrill. The choice for voters isn’t clear.

Those supporting the repeal argue that marijuana is legal to use in Oregon, and Ontario should get with the times. They say marijuana will provide the city an infusion of cash to expand or cover its costs. They say marijuana will bring a form . . .