LOS ANGELES — The City Council here voted 13-1 Wednesday to ban plastic bags at supermarket checkouts — the largest city in the U.S. to impose such a law. According to published reports, plastic bags are scheduled to be phased out over the next 16 months at an estimated 7,500 stores, leaving shoppers with a choice of bringing reusable bags to the store or purchasing paper bags for 10 cents each. Once the ban takes effect later this year, larger supermarkets will have six ...
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