Ban on urine-based scent in deer hunting causes a stink June 23, 2015 Virginia

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Ban on urine-based scent in deer hunting causes a stink June 23, 2015 Virginia, Roanoke Times
... DGIF officials say the intent of the new regulation is to keep the highly contagious and deadly chronic wasting disease from spreading in Virginia’s deer herd. Thus far, the agency has spent over $1 million on CWD monitoring and management efforts...

... as of July 1, 2015, it will be illegal to possess or use deer scents/ lures that contain natural deer urine or other bodily fluids while taking, attempting to take, attracting or scouting wildlife in Virginia.  This new regulation has been put into place to try to combat the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) ...

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