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Pesticide ruling resets debate


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 29, 2014

~~<p>A federal judge's ruling against a Kauai County ordinance regulating pesticides and genetically modified crops should bring some legal clarity to the contentious debate over who gets to control GMOs in Hawaii.</p>
<p>In his Aug. 23 decision, U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry Kurren correctly placed that authority squarely with the state.</p>
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A federal judge's ruling against a Kauai County ordinance regulating pesticides and genetically modified crops should bring some legal clarity to the contentious debate over who gets to control GMOs in Hawaii.

In his Aug. 23 decision, U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry Kurren correctly placed that authority squarely with the state. Login for more...



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