Up in smoke

Supervisors put temporary halt on cultivation of industrial hemp


An animated discussion took place last week about the cultivation of industrial hemp.
In the end, the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to put in a place a 45-day prohibition on the cultivation of industrial hemp and the cultivation of industrial hemp by established agricultural research institutions within Mariposa County.
It was a decision that was filled with controversy during a discussion that lasted over an hour.
Not until recently did the production of industrial hemp...

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