Illegal marijuana grows brought to federal attention as county leaders pass new ordinance

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JOSEPHINE CO., Ore.- The fight against illegal marijuana grows in southern Oregon continues this week. As commissioners levy what local resources they have against illegal grows, one of southern Oregon’s congressman is bringing the issue to Capitol Hill. The Josephine County Board of Commissioners adopted a temporary ordinance Wednesday that could strengthen enforcement against violations of the rural land development code. The change gives more power to county code enforcement authority, allowing them to write citations, and impose fines at illegal grow sites. It was adopted in a 2-1 vote. The dissenting vote was commissioner Herman Baertschiger, who argued the The post Illegal marijuana grows brought to federal attention as county leaders pass...

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Illegal marijuana grows brought to federal attention as county leaders pass new ordinance

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