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California becomes first state to ban new fur products


New fur products won't be allowed to be sold in California in January 2023. Photo by dvsmetanina/pixabay

Oct. 12 (UPI) -- California became the new first state in the nation to ban the sale of new fur products.

On Saturday, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a package of laws "to fight animal cruelty and promote animal welfare," according to a state news release. Other laws ban animals, including elephants and bears, being used in circus acts, and the prohibition of hunting or killing bobcats in the state.

The fur law, which will go in effect in January 2023, would no ...


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