Calabasas plastic bag ban seems to carry weight

All retailers must abide by new law


PACKAGE DEAL—A shopper gets help with reusable bags.
Many shoppers in Calabasas appear to welcome the city’s prohibition on carryout plastic bags. But others say the regulation is an infringement on personal liberty and a drag on business.
The Calab asas City Council is debating the pros and cons of the plastic bag ban, which affects all retail stores in the city. The ban went into effect last July.
While larger stores, such as Albertsons and Rite Aid, had to comply right away, small...

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