SAN FRANCISCO -- The Board of Supervisors here has expanded a proposed ban on plastic bags at supermarkets to include drug stores -- a proposal that will be considered by the legislative committee of the board later this month and, if approved, will go to the full board for consideration. The original proposal would have required grocery stores that do more than $2 million in annual sales to offer bags made of recyclable paper, plastic that can be turned into compost, or sturdy cloth or ...
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