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City Council’s convolutions tangle ban on plastic bags

By Cynthia Oi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 12, 2012

~~<p>Trust the City Council to take a long and winding road to the straightforward issue of banning single-use bags at checkout counters.</p>
<p>What could have been a rather simple prohibition on plastic bags has mutated into a complicated bill to charge businesses fees for the bags &mdash; in two steps &mdash; and leave a ban unimposed until whenever.</p>
~~

Trust the City Council to take a long and winding road to the straightforward issue of banning single-use bags at checkout counters.

What could have been a rather simple prohibition on plastic bags has mutated into a complicated bill to charge businesses fees for the bags — in two steps — and leave a ban unimposed until whenever. Login for more...



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