California lawmaker proposes plastic straw ban

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First it was plastic bags. Up next, will California ban plastic straws? (KABC)

First it was plastic bags. Up next, will California ban plastic straws?

An environmental group report says that over half a billion plastic straws are used and discarded by Americans every day.

Assemblyman Ian Calderon has proposed prohibiting sit-down restaurants from providing them unless requested by the customer.

Meanwhile, several Los Angeles City Council members today put forward a local ordinance that would do the same.

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