California Voters Reject Other Carryout Bag Measure - NBC Bay Area

California Voters Reject Other Carryout Bag Measure

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    California voters have rejected Proposition 65, which proposed to create an environmental fund with proceeds from a 10-cent charge for non-plastic retail carry-out bags.

    It trailed by a large margin in returns early Wednesday.

    Environmental groups and other critics say it was put on the ballot by the plastic bag industry to confuse voters.

    A related measure, Proposition 67, which would uphold a statewide ban on single-use plastic carry-out bags was leading early Wednesday.

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