OREGON: An initiative proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in Oregon appears headed for the November ballot.
Signature verification by the Oregon Secretary of State’s office is continuing, but an extraordinary number of the more than 146,700 signatures gathered by New Approach Oregon would need to be tossed out for the group to fail to reach the 87,213 names needed.
The pro-pot group, on its Facebook page, recently posted a statistic indicating that physicians back the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes.
“Did you know…76 percent of doctors support the use of medical marijuana,” reads the claim.
Is the figure really that high? PolitiFact Oregon checked it out. Find out how we ruled in “Do 76 percent of doctors support the use of medical marijuana?”