Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Receives $100,000 From New York Heir To Fragrance Fortune

OREGON:  New Approach Oregon, a group backing a proposed initiative to legalize marijuana, has just reported receiving a $100,000 donation from Henry van Ameringen, the New York-based heir to a fragrance company fortune.

The contribution provides an important financial boost to a campaign that is just starting its signature gathering and had not reported receiving any significant contributions since insurance magnate Peter Lewis gave $64,000 back in October. Lewis, a frequent contributor to marijuana legalization efforts, died a month later.

Van Ameringen, an heir to International Flavors & Fragrance, has also contributed to pro-marijuana efforts in other states.

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