Boom. The whole dang country. Done. CIAO-CIAO!
A grand measure more extensive than them banning plastic water bottles from the world famous Cinque Terre region last fall, this ban is against single-use plastic shopping bags and covers the Whole. Dang. Country.
AND - It takes effect immediately - like, NOW! Un altro morde la polvere...!
Bravo Italy - molto bene!
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