SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- As the implementation of the Los Angeles County's mandated plastic bag ban goes into effect, California Grocers Association President Ronald Fong is reminding shoppers in that area to bring their reusable bags on their next shopping trip. As of July 1, most supermarkets and pharmacies in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County and in the city of Calabasas no longer provide plastic carryout bags at checkout. By January 2012, the ban will include more than 1,000 ...

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