Urban Beekeeping Is Now Legal in New York

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Urban Beekeeping Is Now Legal in New York

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New York City’s board of health voted Tuesday to lift a ban against beekeeping, legalizing the hives of hundreds of residents who have tended bees in defiance of the law.

The unanimous vote amends the health code to allow residents to keep hives of Apis mellifera, the common, nonaggressive honeybee. Beekeepers will be required to register with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and to adhere to appropriate practices. That means they must be able to control bee swarms and ensure that the hives do not interfere with pedestrians or neighbors.

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Beekeepers will be required to register with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and to adhere to appropriate practices.
I hope this is a typo, there again I have had a few beers :)
 
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