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Law in the News: Appellate court upholds SF ban on plastic bags

Published on: Author: Teresa L

“A state appeals court has upheld a San Francisco law banning the use of noncompostable plastic bags at checkout stands in retail stores and grocery markets. The 2012 law, an expansion of an earlier measure, prohibits most single-use plastic checkout bags and requires stores to charge 10 cents for paper or compostable plastic bags.The ordinance… Continue reading