LACEY, Wash. (AP) - The Lacey City Council voted 4-3 Thursday night to ban the lightweight plastic bags typically used at grocery stores.
The Olympian reports ( http://bit.ly/MRm3Gt) the ordinance takes effect July 1.
About a dozen cities in Washington have banned plastic bags, including Olympia, Seattle and Bellingham.
Information from: The Olympian, http://www.theolympian.com
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