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Poly-Pak Industries, Inc. v. New York

ELR Case

A New York court upheld a state law banning certain entities from distributing single-use plastic bags. A plastic bag manufacturer and convenience store owners argued the law was unconstitutionally vague and conflicted with existing law...

Laredo v. Laredo Merchants Ass'n

ELR Case

The Texas Supreme Court upheld an appellate court decision prohibiting a city's efforts to ban the use of single-use plastic and paper bags. A retail association argued that an ordinance adopted in 2014 to reduce litter from the bags...