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PESTICIDES. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Adds section 14102.5 to the Agricultural Code to provide that effective January 1, 1981, the Director of the Department of Food and Agriculture shall prohibit or regulate the use of economic poisons, restricted materials, and environmentally harmful materials so as to permanently reduce the aggregate state-wide usage of such substances to a level not to exceed two hundred million applied pounds per year, giving particular attention to those pesticides which are known to accumulate in human and animal tissues. Financial impact on state and local government: Cannot be estimated; unknown.
David Gallo, 712 Northgraves Ave., Chico, Ca 95926; William P. Mace, 5810 Pentz Road, Paradise, Ca 95969
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Pesticides California Initiative 243 (1980).