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County extends hemp moratorium

Board of Josephine County Commissioners Chair Herman Baertschiger brought a “reasonably short” weekly business session to order Wednesday, Nov. 30 at the Anne G. Basker Auditorium in Grants Pass.In what has become an unfortunate routine occurrence, the board declared a local state of emergency related to cannabis, in anticipation of another growing season rife with crime.As part of the same resolution, the board directed staff to inform the Oregon Department of Agriculture . . .