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New Jersey Bag Ban

New Jersey has outlawed plastic bags, paper bags, and styrofoam containers—and yet its efforts to be green are backfiring. The New York Times recently reported, with faint amusement, on “New Jersey Bag Ban’s Unforeseen Consequence: Too Many Bags.” And indeed there is something farcical about a statewide bag prohibition that leads to a veritable avalanche…