BAG-TAX PROPOSAL GAINS STEAM IN SAN FRANCISCO Association here told SN last week it believes the industry is in for a tough fight opposing possible legislation in San Francisco to charge grocery customers up to 17 cents or more per paper or plastic bag. A recommendation for such a charge was made by the city's Commission on the Environment to the city's Board of Supervisors, which has authorized a study due April 30 on the feasibility of imposing the charge. "But it will be very difficult ...

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