New York is going to force you to have reusable bags or to purchase plastic bags at the check out. When is this going to happen? March of 2020. Get ready Hudson Valley this will affect you.

The plastic bags that are not included in this ban are not the ones you get when you get cold cuts at the deli or the ones you get when you get take out food. The bags that are included are the ones at the grocery store, hardware store, clothing store etc.

The reason that the single use bags are being banned is because, according to a press release from Governor Cuomo's office, the plastic bags do not degrade and end up as litter on the side of the road and in NY water ways.

Do you agree with the plastic bag ban? Or is this just another way for NY to control your life?

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