California seeks to ban free, single-...

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

There are 5134 comments on the Chain Store Age story from Jun 5, 2010, titled California seeks to ban free, single-use carryout bags in retail. In it, Chain Store Age reports that:

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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“I Luv Carbon Dioxide”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#4378 Mar 10, 2013
Single use bags are clean, strong and efficient. Instead of pet hairs on the conveyor, let's keep it clean, keep you bags to yourself.
Idsdsd

Covina, CA

#4379 Mar 10, 2013
Which way to the crooked road to where the wackO, GOP, Republicans hang out at?

Left out the Tea Party member's, MaCain says they are KoKoo!

Since: Mar 13

Fremont, CA

#4380 Mar 10, 2013
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Idsdsd

Covina, CA

#4381 Mar 10, 2013
Jeb Bush admits he is a "crack Addict." Finally.

He started out with sample drugs he bought at the family compound used to store drugs for his fathers party friends overseas.
TalesOfCOG

Covina, CA

#4383 Mar 10, 2013
Barbara Messina (Alhambra) was co principal with Angel Carillo (Azusa), in throwing out sgvCOG President Tom King from Walnut and past president Carol Herrera of Diamond Bar off of the executive board of the sgvCOG. Their crime? They criticised the conflicts of interest charges by CALTRANS about Nick Conway. Carillo, who succeeded King as sgvCOG president was pandering his business with Arroyo Seco Associates on the very night he was elected sgvCOG president.
Ban politicans

Albuquerque, NM

#4385 Mar 11, 2013
Why not ban the dump dirty paid under the table politicians whose sponsors think nothing of slipping big bucks to them to get laws they want passed.
Any store that refuses to box my shopping will not see me back.
Stop supporting stores that agree with such a dumb law and support stores that are against it.
The Happy TEAParty TEEM

Sonoma, CA

#4386 Mar 11, 2013
Ban politicans wrote:
Why not ban the dump dirty paid under the table politicians whose sponsors think nothing of slipping big bucks to them to get laws they want passed.
Any store that refuses to box my shopping will not see me back.
Stop supporting stores that agree with such a dumb law and support stores that are against it.
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You got it! Joijn the teaparty they said and I did and I am better now that I knbow all this crap will end once we get our way and gods way and that is our way as in the bible they say " arm yourselves for an evil is coming sayeth he that sayeth this, verily". So when we are all armed as god intended then nobody is gone to say NO BAGS Bub, they si gonna say HOW MANY BAGS CAN WE GIVE YOU< SIR MISTER PLEASE. That is how GOD helped us defeat the dinosuaurs, he gave us guns and gave us ammo. Like the guy said if he didint do that then they dinosuaurs would still be running around biting off cows whole heads and crappping in on the freeways making travelin times hard yet we stopped them and that is how it all will go.
Fragged

Covina, CA

#4388 Mar 11, 2013
Glendora, California once again has it's backside KICKED all over the justice system.

http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_22754...

Glendora's city council likes to thumb it's nose at justice. This council:

Judy Nelson

Karen Davis

Joseph Santoro

Gene Murabito

Douglas Tessitor

Are as guilty as the board of directors of citrus college, the directors should CAN the fools who are guilty for this mess.
Fragged

Covina, CA

#4390 Mar 11, 2013
Glendora, California just can't catch a break.

One lawsuit after another, it's time the Attorney General of the state of California and the F.B.I. step in and clean this rotten town up.

“I Luv Carbon Dioxide”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#4393 Mar 11, 2013
Stop politicians from telling you how to carry your groceries!

“Taste great in milk!”

Since: Aug 08

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#4394 Mar 11, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
Stop politicians from telling you how to carry your groceries!
Yeah!!....oh, Hi Brian.
Cymbies

Covina, CA

#4395 Mar 11, 2013
Hundreds of physicians, psychiatrists, and medical school faculty members across California are on the payroll of major drug companie.

Now earn tens of thousands of dollars for speaking to other medical professionals at events held by industry leaders that make drugs such as Advair, Cymbalta, Viagra and Zoloft.

From 2009 to 2012, California doctors who participated were paid $242 million.

The highest in the nation, by major drug companies for research, speaking, consulting, trips and meals.
Ronald

Long Beach, CA

#4396 Mar 11, 2013
Even high paid less ideological Government judges have stopped the nutty Mayor of NYC from imposing his 16 oz. soda pop container limit. The California revolutionary ruling political class was successful in its efforts to used hard earned taxpayer money to create a voting majority of taxpayer dependents - including millions of taxpayer supported Thug people - in the State. They now rule without opposition.

The best example is probably revolutionary controlled Long Beach. There, the city's increasingly impoverished taxpaying minority is required to subsidize free grocery bags for the "fat-cat" tax eater voting majority while at the same time being required BY LAW! to pay for their own.

The city's many elderly tattooed tobacco smoking biker grandmothers are even prohibited from holding their gang meetings in dangerous Council controlled Belmont Shore beer joints UNDER PENALTY OF REVOLUTIONARY LAW!

Ronald
Dimtown Alabama Council B

Sonoma, CA

#4397 Mar 11, 2013
Cymbies wrote:
Hundreds of physicians, psychiatrists, and medical school faculty members across California are on the payroll of major drug companie.
Now earn tens of thousands of dollars for speaking to other medical professionals at events held by industry leaders that make drugs such as Advair, Cymbalta, Viagra and Zoloft.
From 2009 to 2012, California doctors who participated were paid $242 million.
The highest in the nation, by major drug companies for research, speaking, consulting, trips and meals.
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Okay, I get it.
The teeparty is the only way to make this all go away.
If I join what do I get?
If I dont join what do I get?
The senator said that we should deport everybody who names all ends with a "Y" or a "Z" or a "O" and some other stuff I dont member.
If we dport thems do we still get the $20, 000 fee?
If the come back do we get to ask for another fee?
$20,000 each time?
I see money in this.
What about my guns?
If we cancel all the healths care stuff do I have to pay if I get another dose of the clapp down yonder? Can we cahrge that to the Z or O or Y folks?
If we cancel them coleges can I tell little Billy that the presdents done it and it aint my fault no how?
I will join if the meetings aint to long and only on tuesday or sunday night as I go visit whatsher on them nights at the round.
SpreadO

Covina, CA

#4398 Mar 11, 2013
GE, Pfizer, Microsoft, Apple And Other Major US Corporations Are Parking cash in the amount of Millions Abroad To Avoid Paying USA Taxes.

“Taste great in milk!”

Since: Aug 08

.

#4399 Mar 11, 2013
SpreadO wrote:
GE, Pfizer, Microsoft, Apple And Other Major US Corporations Are Parking cash in the amount of Millions Abroad To Avoid Paying USA Taxes.
Well DUH.
california girl

Livermore, CA

#4400 Mar 11, 2013
it's happening here. people are stealing things because of it. stores are losing money. now i have to buy garbage bags that don't fit my eco-fascist garbage can. i'm so sick of totalitarian democrats and progressive republicans i could puke. i used these for garbage bags because it was cheaper for me and the small bags were very convenient and fit in those tiny little garbage pickup cans. stop voting for idiots. take your life, money, and country back!

i was born and raised. all of you granola fruitcakes came and destroyed my state and now you're on your way to ruin texas because now we're out of money and you can't mooch off of us any longer. go move to cuba or north korea and mooch off of them.
california girl

Livermore, CA

#4401 Mar 11, 2013
another psycho liberal trying to make people in the teaparty look dumb. you creeps can't even decide who a tea party member is because you want to say rich old white men to toothless hill billies. you know what? you're so ignorant you don't even realize that the tea party is made up of republicans, democrats, libertarians, and independents. you're so busy pulling your head out of the butt of chris matthews that you can't even stop to think for yourself. it's almost like your brain is the brain of his ... insert word probably not allowed here.
Dimtown Alabama Council B wrote:
<quoted text>
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Okay, I get it.
The teeparty is the only way to make this all go away.
If I join what do I get?
If I dont join what do I get?
The senator said that we should deport everybody who names all ends with a "Y" or a "Z" or a "O" and some other stuff I dont member.
If we dport thems do we still get the $20, 000 fee?
If the come back do we get to ask for another fee?
$20,000 each time?
I see money in this.
What about my guns?
If we cancel all the healths care stuff do I have to pay if I get another dose of the clapp down yonder? Can we cahrge that to the Z or O or Y folks?
If we cancel them coleges can I tell little Billy that the presdents done it and it aint my fault no how?
I will join if the meetings aint to long and only on tuesday or sunday night as I go visit whatsher on them nights at the round.
california girl

Livermore, CA

#4402 Mar 11, 2013
another loser pretending to be a tea party person.

grow up.
The Happy TEAParty TEEM wrote:
<quoted text>
1
You got it! Joijn the teaparty they said and I did and I am better now that I knbow all this crap will end once we get our way and gods way and that is our way as in the bible they say " arm yourselves for an evil is coming sayeth he that sayeth this, verily". So when we are all armed as god intended then nobody is gone to say NO BAGS Bub, they si gonna say HOW MANY BAGS CAN WE GIVE YOU< SIR MISTER PLEASE. That is how GOD helped us defeat the dinosuaurs, he gave us guns and gave us ammo. Like the guy said if he didint do that then they dinosuaurs would still be running around biting off cows whole heads and crappping in on the freeways making travelin times hard yet we stopped them and that is how it all will go.
Hans Hiddermeier III

Sonoma, CA

#4403 Mar 12, 2013
california girl wrote:
it's happening here. people are stealing things because of it. stores are losing money. now i have to buy garbage bags that don't fit my eco-fascist garbage can. i'm so sick of totalitarian democrats and progressive republicans i could puke. i used these for garbage bags because it was cheaper for me and the small bags were very convenient and fit in those tiny little garbage pickup cans. stop voting for idiots. take your life, money, and country back!
i was born and raised. all of you granola fruitcakes came and destroyed my state and now you're on your way to ruin texas because now we're out of money and you can't mooch off of us any longer. go move to cuba or north korea and mooch off of them.
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Please dont move to n.Korea over this. Get some help; ask a priest or teacher or pretend you are somebody else and call a counsellor. Moving to N. Korea over some old bags doesnt make sense and you seem to be in such distress over this simple way of making more money proposed by the business consortium that wants to make life A-La-Carte and charge for every little bit that you once took for granted as free. Moving to N. Korea seems too big a sacrifice and no one wants you to go, I guess.

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