California Assembly OKs statewide single-use plastic bag ban

The California Assembly approved a bill Thursday that would ban single-use plastic carryout bags statewide.

It is expected to be voted on by the state Senate Friday — the day the legislative sessions ends — and then be sent to Gov. Jerry Brown, who will have until Sept. 30 to sign or veto it.

It was approved in the Assembly by a 44-29 vote.

More than 100 cities and counties in California have already imposed bans on the use of plastic bags. The bill would bring uni

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