California seeks to ban free, single-use carryout bags in retail

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New York City The California State Assembly on Wednesday narrowly approved a bill would make California the first state in the nation to ban single-use plastic and paper bags from being handed out free of charge at supermarkets, drug stores, convenience stores and liquor stores.

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MicGivers

Covina, CA

#4303 Feb 25, 2013
Just how can you fix that?
KingTut

Glendora, CA

#4304 Feb 25, 2013
Burn em all!
Fast Eddie

Glendora, CA

#4305 Feb 25, 2013
Yeah, burn em all starting with you
Striker

Covina, CA

#4306 Feb 26, 2013
Mr. rogers the fire chief says, got a match?
mr kajal kolgaril jaypur

Pune, India

#4307 Feb 26, 2013
008238911161 mr kajal kolgaril jaypur
CXopo

Covina, CA

#4308 Feb 26, 2013
GOP, Republicans and Tea Bagger's are truely the filth of the land.

The sooner they are removed from holding office the better for all Americans.
Razored

Covina, CA

#4310 Feb 26, 2013
You know why so many Glendora, California politicans and their friends hate " TOPIX.COM , right?

Things get said here that nobody else will print.

The truth is their worst enemy, and that is what you get here.

But then you get nasty posting blogers who rant and rave, threated posters etc. typical Glendora Racists etc.

The Glendora Police Department knows who they are bu they are told by City Hall officials and City Council member's not to stop them from posting threatening messages.

But just maybe the Police are involved deeper then before?
Razored

Glendora, CA

#4311 Feb 26, 2013
Razored wrote:
You know why so many Glendora, California politicans and their friends hate " TOPIX.COM , right?
Things get said here that nobody else will print.
The truth is their worst enemy, and that is what you get here.
But then you get nasty posting blogers who rant and rave, threated posters etc. typical Glendora Racists etc.
The Glendora Police Department knows who they are bu they are told by City Hall officials and City Council member's not to stop them from posting threatening messages.
But just maybe the Police are involved deeper then before?
Oh please! There is nothing illegal in the posting and they don't know who they are. I used your name and the police arnt knocking on my door for identity theft. Also, the Ranters are everywhere. Not just Glendora.
Ronald

Long Beach, CA

#4312 Feb 27, 2013
Two and one half cheers for Long Beach Councilman Gerrie Schipske! Studies have shown that "reusable" grocery bags that are used by trendy "upscale" Long Beachers are a source for spreading dangerous E.Coli and other bacteria which cause serious illness and infection.

Despite the fact that local unionized grocery stores endanger food shoppers with grocery cart "child seats" that are a primary source for the spreading of fecal matter contamination, revolutionary Council voted to criminalize competitive minded non-unionized grocers who provide "safe and healthy" plastic grocery bags to their customers. Gerrie (a professional health care worker) voted against such criminalization.

Scientific health studies that have been conducted in more health minded cities. Those studies warn against the use of dangerous filthy disease spreading porous "reusable" grocery bags. Although Gerrie now believes the use of hard earned taxpayer money should be used to "educate" trendy users of reusable grocery bags - good luck to that - she should be commended by all health loving Long Beachers.

Source: http://tinyurl.com/cklhz2y

Source: http://tinyurl.com/bm8uk6q

Ronald
Lil Boo Boo boo

Sonoma, CA

#4313 Feb 27, 2013
My GRANMA is mebbe gay. I know this because she hides inn the shower when frends come over and she watches them take craps from the shower stall. They dont go in the stall, they go in the pot , but she is hididng in the stall when they are on the pot and takes pix and she is also shaving some parts of her body as I have seen raszors in the trash. This proves something and she is upset over the pix of the Pope doing those things in the steam room in Italy and says she could she her a thing or four, whatever that means. I sure dont think old folks should look at the NET because they get upset when they see this stuff. SOOOOOO WHAT?
Dr Schnertz

Sonoma, CA

#4314 Feb 27, 2013
Ronald wrote:
Two and one half cheers for Long Beach Councilman Gerrie Schipske! Studies have shown that "reusable" grocery bags that are used by trendy "upscale" Long Beachers are a source for spreading dangerous E.Coli and other bacteria which cause serious illness and infection.
Despite the fact that local unionized grocery stores endanger food shoppers with grocery cart "child seats" that are a primary source for the spreading of fecal matter contamination, revolutionary Council voted to criminalize competitive minded non-unionized grocers who provide "safe and healthy" plastic grocery bags to their customers. Gerrie (a professional health care worker) voted against such criminalization.
Scientific health studies that have been conducted in more health minded cities. Those studies warn against the use of dangerous filthy disease spreading porous "reusable" grocery bags. Although Gerrie now believes the use of hard earned taxpayer money should be used to "educate" trendy users of reusable grocery bags - good luck to that - she should be commended by all health loving Long Beachers.
Source: http://tinyurl.com/cklhz2y
Source: http://tinyurl.com/bm8uk6q
Ronald
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THIS CAN ONLY BE TRUE IF THEY ARE USING THE BAGS FOR PERSONAL elimination poops. Balancing in the car park with ass out over a bag can prove a health risk. Washing the bag from collected poo is a must. Peeing in the bags makes them soggy and causes the LOGO to run. Think this through, do.
Counter

Covina, CA

#4315 Feb 27, 2013
Marma Duke has finished with you yet, time to get on board.

Get your shovel out and clean up after the Duke.
Ronald

Long Beach, CA

#4316 Feb 27, 2013
Dr Schnertz wrote:
<quoted text>
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THIS CAN ONLY BE TRUE IF THEY ARE USING THE BAGS FOR PERSONAL elimination poops. Balancing in the car park with ass out over a bag can prove a health risk. Washing the bag from collected poo is a must. Peeing in the bags makes them soggy and causes the LOGO to run. Think this through, do.
Dr Schnertz.

You make a valid point, but I worry more about trendy "high class" AIDS infected prostitutes using reusable grocery bags to store their used tampons than I worry about disease spreading baby fecal matter on grocery cart kiddy seats.

Ronald
Chicken soup

Glendora, CA

#4317 Feb 27, 2013
Blah blah insurance come help
Crusher

Covina, CA

#4318 Feb 27, 2013
Never been a crazier time for the GOP, Republican
Teaparty Teaparty Yay

Sonoma, CA

#4319 Feb 28, 2013
Crusher wrote:
Never been a crazier time for the GOP, Republican
Join us in the Teaparty. We have all the seats we need now and with the new voting rights strategy we will insure that only like minded voters vote anymore so the thing is in, and will stay in, the bag. With this block we can so end all the programs that offend and irritate and annoy by simply continuing the death of a thousand cuts to satanist medicare, godless unemployment insurance, the devil's own gay and lesbian socialist security and truly evil minimum wage and universities that study things that dont matter and are confusing and contradict god's word with accents. Yay, Yay!!!
Yammers

Covina, CA

#4320 Feb 28, 2013
The new name for Tea Party is "CopperHeads" this evil group of people are not be trusted at all.
little miss univoise

Sonoma, CA

#4322 Feb 28, 2013
Teaparty Teaparty Yay wrote:
<quoted text>
Join us in the Teaparty. We have all the seats we need now and with the new voting rights strategy we will insure that only like minded voters vote anymore so the thing is in, and will stay in, the bag. With this block we can so end all the programs that offend and irritate and annoy by simply continuing the death of a thousand cuts to satanist medicare, godless unemployment insurance, the devil's own gay and lesbian socialist security and truly evil minimum wage and universities that study things that dont matter and are confusing and contradict god's word with accents. Yay, Yay!!!
`
THIS IS NASTY STUFF YEW SPOUT. The very damn idea that the voting is fixed is unconstititututionalist. Or something like that.
What will happen to old gay and lesbin types when they retire and their arent no money fore them where they left it. Well, I just bet that they will turn to crime and graffittii. Yew will be sorry then for your nasty stuff special if they si all armed and pisssed off. Hark, says granny.
CopperHeads

Covina, CA

#4323 Feb 28, 2013
Don't go to far to the right or the left on this one.

Since: Feb 13

Los Angeles, CA

#4324 Feb 28, 2013
I don't think this will have a big impact on the environment if they were serious they would make car complaints stop making gas power car's now that would piss three people off and save the environment

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