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Indiana lawmakers discuss deer import ban, as feds decide against it August 19, 2014

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... Federal agricultural officials say they will not restrict the interstate shipment of captive deer — despite disease concerns raised by scientists and six members of Congress...So far, 21 states have issued such bans, fearing the spread of the always-fatal deer ailment, chronic wasting disease...  CWD spreads slowly in the wild, but if "we put it in a truck, we can move disease at 65, 70 mph across the landscape." ...



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