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EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The Everett City Council has unanimously approved a plastic bag ban.

KING-TV reports the ban passed Wednesday will block stores from distributing single-use bags.

Customers will be able to purchase single-use bags for five cents each.

The ban will take effect on September 30, 2019.

State lawmakers have announced plans to propose a statewide ban during the upcoming legislative session which begins in January.


Information from: KING-TV,