California's Plastic-Bag Ban Suspended By Ballot ReferendumA 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.
Drought, Plastic Bags Prompt New California LawsCalifornia'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.
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.
California-Wide Plastic Bag Ban Passes Key HurdleCalifornia lawmakers passed a key hurdle Thursday in imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
LA Plastic Bag Ban 'Sequel' Will Expand To 5K Mom-And-Pop ShopsA 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.
LA Plastic Bag Ban Expands To Smaller Grocery StoresThe 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.
Some Huntington Beach Residents Speak Out Against Plastic Bag BanSome residents in Huntington Beach spoke out against a plastic bag ban at a city council meeting Monday night.
LA Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect New Year's DayShoppers 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.
LA Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect On New Year's DayShoppers 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.
New Year To Ring In New Laws On Tips, Totes, TransgendersBeginning next week, Californians will see a flurry of new laws take effect.
‘Bring Your Own Bag’ Campaign Launched To Bring Awareness Of LA’s 2014 Plastic Bag BanThe "Bring Your Own Bag" campaign was launched Monday in Los Angeles to bring awareness of the city’s upcoming ban on plastic bags.
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.

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