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It is disappointing the General Assembly didn't pass ban on chlorpyrifos

It is disappointing the General Assembly didn't pass ban on chlorpyrifos

As a pediatrician, I was extremely disappointed to learn that a proposed ban on the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos would not be passed by the Maryland General Assembly for a second consecutive year (“When it comes to pesticides and children's health, Maryland should err on the side of safety,” Feb. 12).

After passage in the House of Delegates by more than a 2 to 1 margin, it was held from a vote in the Senate, delaying a decision on eliminating a pesticide shown to be toxic to children, and especially to unborn babies. For some of the more...

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