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Chapter 6 Criminal Defenses, Part 2

The use of drugs or controlled substances, dependence on drugs or controlled substances or voluntary intoxication shall not, as such, constitute a defense to a criminal charge…

Or. Rev. Stat. § 161.125(1), cited in Section 6.2.2 "Intoxication"