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Maryland ginseng hunters are facing the new season with a prohibition on digging the valuable root on state land.
Because ginseng, which is used for medicinal purposes and often seen in foods and supplements, is so lucrative, it's over-harvested and on a threatened species list in Virginia. New regulations, however, are intended to ensure the survival of the species.
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Virginia has adopted new regulations aimed at ensuring that wild ginseng survives in the state.
A Virginia man has been sentenced to 15 days in jail for illegally harvesting ginseng along the Blue Ridge Parkway.