Baltimore City Councilman Plans To Introduce Plastic Bag Ban

Baltimore City Councilman Bill Henry will introduce a bill next week banning plastic bags and charging a fee for any other bags given out at checkouts. The Plastic Bag Reduction Bill would also eliminate a voluntary plastic bag reduction program already in place for stores with food licenses. It would create a checkout bag surcharge for paper, compostable and any other bags given out for delivery or carryout use. The exact amount has not been announced. (WJZ-TV)

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