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California, Rhode Island and Hawaii legislatures eye plastic bag bans

By: Gayle S. Putrich

WASHINGTON — As the ranks of counties and cities implementing bans, fees or taxes on plastic bags continue to grow, several state legislators are taking the enthusiasm for those ordinances as a sign that it's time for statewide bans.

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