Californians voted to prohibit grocery stores from providing singleuse carryout bags

Californians voted to prohibit grocery stores from providing single-use carryout bags.

FMI pleased with ballot measure outcomes

The Food Marketing Institute lauded the outcomes of ballot initiatives related to sales tax, beer and wine sales at grocery and plastic bags, Wednesday.

FMI was pleased with the defeat of Oregon’s Measure 97, the Oregon business tax increase initiative, which would have removed the cap on the corporate gross sales tax, also known as the "minimum tax," and established a 2.5% tax on gross sales that exceeded $25 million.

“One of the biggest travesties w

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