Hemp ordinance needs changed

Editor,
This Hemp Cultivation Ordinance on the agenda for the Planning Commission’s Oct. 11 meeting proposes to permit large scale commercial production of hemp in Mariposa County.
Hemp is hard to tell from the hallucinogenic marijuana unless it is tested in a lab. The proposed ordinance seems well thought out but for one major part. It proposes to permit as an Administrative Use Permit use. This means an industrial sized operation could be permitted in Mariposa County at the discretion of the p...

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