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    Shoplifters Hiding Behind Plastic Bag Ban?

    Seattle’s plastic bag ban became effective on July 1, 2012, prohibiting all Seattle retail stores from providing customers with plastic carryout bags—even bags advertised as biodegradable. But banning plastic bags has caught up with the city, harming businesses through theft. Seattle businesses are facing the unintended consequences of nanny-state control. … More