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California’s Plastic-Bag Ban Suspended By Ballot Referendum

A trade group has turned in enough signatures to qualify a referendum on California’s plastic bag ban law, suspending implementation of the nation’s first statewide ban until voters weigh in on the November 2016 ballot, state elections officials said Tuesday.

02/24/2015

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Drought, Plastic Bags Prompt New California Laws

California’s historic drought prompted the Legislature into action in 2014, leading lawmakers to regulate groundwater for the first time and override homeowners associations that fine members for replacing lawns with more drought-tolerant landscaping.

12/27/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill imposing the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags as a way to address litter, primarily in waterways.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2014

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California-Wide Plastic Bag Ban Passes Key Hurdle

California lawmakers passed a key hurdle Thursday in imposing the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.

08/28/2014

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LA Plastic Bag Ban ‘Sequel’ Will Expand To 5K Mom-And-Pop Shops

A plastic bag ban already in place at large supermarkets and drugstores in the city of Los Angeles will expand this week to include smaller grocers, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2014

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LA Plastic Bag Ban Expands To Smaller Grocery Stores

The plastic-bag ban in Los Angeles, which went into effect in January for large supermarkets and drug stores, will expand to smaller grocery stores next week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2014

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Some Huntington Beach Residents Speak Out Against Plastic Bag Ban

Some residents in Huntington Beach spoke out against a plastic bag ban at a city council meeting Monday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2014

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LA Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect New Year’s Day

Shoppers in the city of Los Angeles will need to keep their reusable bags handy as a ban on single-use plastic bags goes into effect Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/31/2013

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LA Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect On New Year’s Day

Shoppers in the city of Los Angeles will need to keep their reusable bags handy as a ban on single-use plastic bags goes into effect on New Year’s Day.

12/30/2013

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New Year To Ring In New Laws On Tips, Totes, Transgenders

Beginning next week, Californians will see a flurry of new laws take effect.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2013

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‘Bring Your Own Bag’ Campaign Launched To Bring Awareness Of LA’s 2014 Plastic Bag Ban

The “Bring Your Own Bag” campaign was launched Monday in Los Angeles to bring awareness of the city’s upcoming ban on plastic bags.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2013

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LA City Council Gives Final Approval Officially Banning Plastic Bags

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday gave a final approval to an ordinance that requires Los Angeles to ban single-use plastic bags.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

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Plastic Bag Ban To Go Into Effect In WeHo

A ban on single-use plastic bags will go into effect at West Hollywood stores starting Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2013

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West Hollywood Adopts Ordinance Banning Plastic Bags

The City Council adopted an ordinance Monday night banning the use of the bags.

CBS Los Angeles–08/21/2012

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Foie Gras Now A Forbidden Delicacy; Ban Among New Laws Taking Effect

New laws take effect Sunday, including Pasadena’s citywide ban on plastic bags and a statewide ban on foie gras.

07/01/2012

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