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The criminal syndicates that run guns, drugs, and traffick humans are now behind illicit trade in ivory and rhino horn.
In traditional Chinese medicine, elephant tusks are used to treat conditions including ulcers, bone tumors, and epilepsy. But for many, tusks are prized for more than their alleged medicinal qualities.
A bill that would ban sale most products containing ivory and rhino horn in California passed a major hurdle today in the Assembly.