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By Tony Ault
Staff Writer 

San Jacinto Council declares a 45-day moratorium on industrial hemp sites


Last updated 7/11/2019 at 11:49pm

The San Jacinto City Council concerned about the Riverside County Agricultural Commission having recently registered sites for the growing of industrial hemp, Tuesday, July 2, passed a 45-day moratorium holding up any potential industrial hemp site establishment in the city.

While city cannabis ordinances, consistent with state law, expressly distinguishes between “Cannabis” and “Industrial Hemp,” based upon the amount of THC – the psychoactive chemical found in cannabis – in the product it still contains cannabidiol or “CBD.”

The expressed concern of the San Jacinto City...

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