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Plastic bags have lobbyists. They're winning.

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/01/20/plastic-bags-have-lobbyists-winning-100587

TRENTON, N.J. - The plastic shopping bag has long been hunted by state and local policymakers pushing for its extinction. But still it thrives, thanks to the deep-pocketed chemical industry that birthed it and the political influence of retailers and restaurants. Only eight states ban single-use plastic bags.