Portsmouth Councilors Postpone Vote on Plastic Bag Ban

PORTSMOUTH — City councilors decided Monday night to postpone a vote on a proposed ban targeting carry-out plastic bags typically used by chain grocery stores and pharmacies.

Fred Rice, a Hampton resident who served as a three-term state representative, spoke during a public hearing about the “practical” as opposed to “philosophical” impacts of the ban.

“You’re probably going to have a lawsuit if you do this,” Rice said. “This ban discriminates against some businesses, but not all. That’s a big problem.” Keep Reading…

Kimberly Haas | Union Leader
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One Response to Portsmouth Councilors Postpone Vote on Plastic Bag Ban

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