Let it grow?

County moves forward with possible ordinance for industrial hemp farms

Shown is an industrial hemp field in the Bakersfield area. Officials have left open the possibility of devising an industrial hemp ordinance in Mariposa County. Submitted photo

They didn’t say yes.

But they didn’t say no, either.

In fact, the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors last week took no action on how to move forward with possible industrial hemp production.

The biggest issue about the proposal seemed to be there were no federal regulations in place, however, that all change...

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