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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.
Assembly Rejects Bill That Would Ban Plastic Bags StatewideThe Assembly on Monday rejected legislation that would make California the first state to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, but the bill could be heard again later this week.
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.
Deal Reached To Ban Plastic Grocery Bags In Calif.Key California legislators have reached an agreement that could lead to a statewide ban on carry-out plastic bags at supermarkets, liquor stores and pharmacies by 2016, officials said Thursday.
‘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.
WeHo's Plastic Bag Ban Expands To Retail StoresThe city of West Hollywood's ban on single-use plastic grocery bags will expand Tuesday to all retails stores.
State Senate Rejects Effort To Ban Plastic Bags State senators rejected a bill Thursday that would have phased out the use of single-use plastic checkout bags in grocery, drug and convenience stores.
Plastic Bag Ban To Go Into Effect In WeHoA ban on single-use plastic bags will go into effect at West Hollywood stores starting Wednesday.
LA City Council Approves Ban On Single-Use Plastic BagsThe Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a proposal to ban single-use plastic bags across the city.
LA Cities Begin Phasing Out Plastic BagsStarting with the new year, small neighborhood markets, drugs stores and convenience stores in parts of Los Angeles County are banned from distributing plastic bags.
Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect Friday For Parts Of LA CountyBeginning Friday, retail stores and supermarkets in unincorporated Los Angeles County will no longer offer plastic bags and will charge customers for paper bags.
Plastic Grocery Bags May Be Banned In Long BeachThe Long Beach City Council is expected to pass a ban on plastic shopping bags at grocery stores effective Aug. 1.