City Council Adopts Ordinance Banning Psilocybin (Hallucinogenic or Magic Mushrooms) Related Businesses

                                                           

Notice of City of Ione Ballot Title Referral

 

On August 9, 2022 the Ione City Council adopted an ordinance to permanently ban psilocybin-related (hallucinogenic or magic mushrooms) businesses within city limits.  This matter will be referred to the registered voters in the City of Ione and placed on the November 8, 2022 statewide general election ballot.

BALLOT TITLE

 Prohibits Psilocybin-Related Businesses within the City of Ione

QUESTION

Shall the registered voters of the City of Ione prohibit psilocybin-related businesses within city limits?

SUMMARY

Oregon State law allows for the operation of psilocybin-related businesses. The State law allows for the Ione City Council to adopt an ordinance to be referred to the voters that would prohibit the establishment of any of those registered or licensed activities within the city limits.

Approval of this measure would prohibit the establishment and operation of psilocybin-related businesses within the City of Ione.

EXPLANATORY STATEMENT

The Ione City Council adopted City Ordinance 2022-02 prohibiting the establishment of psilocybin-related businesses within city limits, as a result of this approval of the ordinance, the council must refer this matter to the registered voters of the City of Ione.  This matter will be placed on the November 8, 2022 statewide general election ballot.

 

 

 

 

PETITION TO REVIEW

This has been submitted by the Ione Election Officer for placement on the November 8, 2022 ballot.  Any voter may file a petition for review of the ballot title with the Morrow County Circuit Court.  The deadline for review is 5:00 pm on August 19, 2022. Copies of the ballot title are available on the City of Ione website, https://cityofioneoregon.gov/or at Ione City Hall located at 385 W 2nd Street, Ione, OR  97843. For further information, please contact the City of Ione Election Officer at 541-422-7414.

Dated this 10th Day of August.

 

Elizabeth CM Peterson

City Recorder/Elections Officer

City of Ione, Oregon

 

Publication Date:        August 10, 202