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Santa Monica's ban on plastic bags: What it means for you

February 6, 2011 |  8:02 am

The Santa Monica City Council approved an ordinance Jan. 25 prohibiting the distribution of single-use plastic carryout bags for most purposes. This will significantly affect the city's four certified farmers markets when it takes effect Sept. 1, but vendors and customers are just beginning to understand the ramifications. Click here to read David Karp's weekly Market Watch report on what it all means.