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CA becomes the first state to ban restaurants from giving out plastic straws

Posted: 2:32 PM, Sep 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-20 21:39:02Z

Restaurants in California will no longer be able to automatically provide plastic straws with their drinks.

Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1884, which bans restaurants from automatically giving customers plastic straws. Customers will still be able to request plastic straws for their drinks.

California has become the first state to ban restaurants from giving out plastic straws.