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Staff Report
3:10 am PDT May 15, 2019

State ban on rat poison progresses — A legislation backed by Poison Free Malibu, aimed at banning rat poison on a statewide basis, passed the California Assembly by a 50 to 16 vote last week.

The death of the mountain lion P-47 may have bene a major factor in winning support from farm country assembly members, where rat poison is viewed as an essential food production tool.