HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge says Maui County may not implement a new law banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms until he can consider arguments in a lawsuit against the measure.
Judge Barry Kurren said Friday that both sides have agreed to delay the date the law goes into effect.
Monsanto Co. and a unit of Dow Chemical Co. sued the county earlier this week to stop the law. Local businesses joined the lawsuit. Continue reading Maui’s GMO Ban Blocked By Federal Judge