Hemp Slows In Yuba

(YUBA COUNTY) – In today’s Appeal Democrat…A Yuba County ordinance, prohibiting the cultivation of industrial hemp is unanimously passed at the Board of Supervisors meeting.

County officials told the board federal regulations aren’t yet in place, among other concerns, which should necessitate a roughly year-long moratorium. Though it is now legal for farmers in the U.S. to raise industrial hemp, regulations don’t cover local land use.

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