California bill would ban servers from handing out plastic straws unless asked

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — A California lawmaker is facing criticism for a bill that, if passed, would make it illegal for servers to offer plastic straws unless asked. The law makes providing a straw without being asked punishable by up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine, reports KGTV. The bill was introduced by Majority Leader Ian Calderon last week. The law wouldn’t apply to bars or fast-food restaurants, but only to sit-down restaurants. Calderon said the law would […]

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