San Juan County (Washingto​n State) Bans Planting of GMO Crops

Local voters back GMO ban in big numbers

November 7, 2012 · 2:24 PM

Local voters embraced Proposition 2012-4 by a wide margin in the Nov. 6 election, as the citizen-led initiative banning production of GMOs captured 61 percent of votes tallied Tuesday’s initial election results.

With 8,877 votes counted, “Yes” votes outnumbered “No” votes by 5,183 to 3,329.

Here’s a link to a recent opinion piece about the GMO by Ken & Kathryn Akopiantz, primary sponsors of the initiative.

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