California Update for Friday, December 22, 2017

Dec 22, 2017

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• A law going into effect in January requires California ranchers to get a prescription from a veterinarian to administer antibiotics to cattle, sheep and other livestock.

Find a summary of all new California laws taking effect in 2018 HERE.

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• California flu numbers are higher-than-usual for this time of year, and officials are pushing people to get their shots.

Today's reporting by Julia Mitric and Sammy Caiola.