A man carries plastic single-use bags past the State Capitol in Sacramento in August. Election officials said Monday that a trade group had turned in enough signatures to qualify a referendum on California’s plastic bag ban law, suspending implementation of the nation’s first statewide ban until voters weigh in on the November 2016 ballot.
A man carries plastic single-use bags past the State Capitol in Sacramento in August. Election officials said Monday that a trade group had turned in enough signatures to qualify a referendum on California’s plastic bag ban law, suspending implementation of the nation’s first statewide ban until voters weigh in on the November 2016 ballot. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file
A man carries plastic single-use bags past the State Capitol in Sacramento in August. Election officials said Monday that a trade group had turned in enough signatures to qualify a referendum on California’s plastic bag ban law, suspending implementation of the nation’s first statewide ban until voters weigh in on the November 2016 ballot. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file

California’s plastic bag ban suspended by ballot referendum

February 24, 2015 06:24 PM