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County pesticide measure raises concerns

October 22, 2014

Pesticide Measure Has Too Many Flaws (17-63) – Grants Pass Daily Courier

Use of pesticides by businesses and governments wasnt really much of an emotional issue, until lately. The supporters Measure 17-63 have certainly turned this campaign into an emotional one.
Indeed, it is difficult to argue with their main theoretical contention, that pesticides and herbicides are manufactured to kill and, by extension, could be killing us along with their intended targets. Maybe there needs to be greater regulation of some of these pesticides, but the answer is not Measure 17-63.

Oftentimes, when opponents of a measure have nowhere else to turn, they will claim its poorly written. Well, in the case of Measure 17-63, this criticism is legitimate.

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