[Ed. – No bans, no fines, no nothing. Don’t even think about it.]
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) has reportedly signed a law banning bans and fines on plastic bags.
“I want to make sure I make it easy for industry to do business in Oklahoma,” Stitt said at the bill-signing on Tuesday, according to KFOR in Oklahoma City.
The bill blocks municipalities from banning or putting a tax on auxiliary containers made of plastic, cloth, paper, cardboard, aluminum and glass, the station noted, adding that Stitt stressed regulatory consistency in signing the measure. …
The legislation, which was approved by the state House and Senate, comes shortly after Norman, Okla., announced plans to put a 5 cent tax on single-use plastic bags.