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Banning plastic bags in Virginia?

Not real estate related, I know, but still interesting.  This bill was introduced yesterday.  I’ll wager that if it gets passed, the City of Charlottesville will try to enact such an ordinance.§ 15.2-977.  Plastic carryout bags.Any locality may, by ordinance, provide that a retail merchant located within its jurisdiction shall not provide to any of its customers at the point of sale any plastic carryout bag in which a product or products purchased by any such customer from such store is placed unless such plastic carryout bag is a durable plastic bag, with handles, that is at least 2.25 mils thick and is specifically designed and manufactured for multiple reuse.We’re not alone.

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