GMO ballot measures passing

Early returns show that both county measures to limit genetically modified crops appear to be passing by margins of 58-66%.

OPB reports.

Separate measures to restrict genetically-modified crops in two Oregon counties won strong support in a first batch of election results on Tuesday.A Jackson County ordinance to ban growth of GMO crops had 66 percent “yes” votes to 34 percent “no” in early returns….A Josephine County ordinance to limit GMOs had 58 percent “yes” votes to 42 percent “no” in early returns. However, state law has designated Jackson County as the only county allowed to ban these crops.

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