Big Island of Hawaii Moves to Ban GMOs!

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The Big Island of Hawaii County Council Committee passed a GMO prohibition Bill by a vote of 6-2. The Bill 113 passed out of committee and is progressing to the full Council, set for October 16th.The Bill is relevant to the island of Hawaii, known as “The Big Island.” The two “no” votes were Greggor Ilagan and Chair J Yoshimoto. Dennis “Fresh” Onishi was absent.

The Bill 113 will ban all open air cultivation of GMOs, with the exception of papaya which already has genetically modified forms being grown on the island. Other than this, the Hawaii island is the final to not yet have GMO crops in the state of Hawaii.

Watch the voting on Bill 113 below:

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