Proposition 67 asks voters to undo plastic-bag ban

Manufacturers want the bags, but conservationists and others do not

The state’s plastic-bag ban is about to be addressed again, which may surprise California shoppers who believed lawmakers already had the final say on the heated consumer topic.
The legislature passed a law two years ago banning single-use plastic bags. But a trade group for the plastics industry blocked the move and collected enough signatures to put a referendum—Prop. 67—on the Nov. 8 general election ballot that asks voters if they want to keep the ban intact.
A second ballot measure, ...

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