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Anti Ag Biotech Activity in Sonoma County, California

Anti Ag Biotech Activity – Sonoma County, California – By a count of 55.9% to 44.1%, voters in the County have voted ‘yes’ on Measure M, the ‘Sonoma County Transgenic Contamination Prevention Ordinance,’ which would “… 1) prohibit the propagation, cultivation, raising, or growing of genetically engineered organisms, as defined in the ordinance, in the unincorporated County; 2) require the Sonoma County Agricultural Commissioner to enforce the ordinance by assessing a civil monetary penalty or pursuing an injunction against violators; and 3) provide for fines and fees for each violation, be adopted …”

Web site: Source: November 9, 2016 Sonoma County, California Election Results posted at
http://vote.sonoma-county.org/content.aspx?sid=1009&id=2456

Information about Measure M, “Sonoma County Transgenic Contamination Prevention Ordinance”, is posted at
http://ballotpedia.org/Sonoma_County,_California,_Genetically_Modified_Organism_(GMO)_Ban,_Measure_M_(November_2016)

A November 9, 2016 SFGate news story, titled “Sonoma County voters ban genetically modified crops”, is posted at
http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Sonoma-County-voters-approve-GMO-ban-10605255.php

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