This post should not be relied upon as legal advice.
Recently the federal district court in Hawaii concluded that a Kauai County ordinance imposing regulations on pesticide applications and on the planting of genetically modified (GMO) crops was preempted by state law, click here. The court decision looking at this issue is a potentially growing area of litigation. Earlier this summer I posted about two counties in Oregon that had passed ordinances banning GMO crop production. Other counties and states could potentially implement similar bans.Read More