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• The Sacramento Bee reports that "California voters will get their say next year on the state’s first-in-the-nation ban on plastic carryout bags, after the law’s opponents in the plastic bag manufacturing industry gathered enough valid voter signatures to qualify for the November 2016 ballot." Opponents of the ban that share the distinction of being invested in the plastic bag manufacturing business reportedly contributed more than $3 million to get the issue on the ballot.
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