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Paper, plastic bag tax hits retail stores Jan. 1

Paper, plastic bag tax hits retail stores Jan. 1

By By Julia Greenzaid, Fact Checker

December 20, 2011

 Starting Jan. 1, all Montgomery County retailers, not just grocery stores, will charge customers five cents for each paper or plastic bag used to encourage the use of reusable shopping bags and to reduce litter in streams and public areas. Retailers will use one penny of each nickel earned throug...

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