Chandigarh (India) Bag Ban

As of October 2008, the city of Chandigarh, India banned the use and sale of all polythene bags.

"The orders have strictly banned the use, storage, import, selling, transportation and disposal of polythene and plastic carry bags by any person in the city. No shopkeeper, vendor, wholesaler, retailer, trader or hawker can use polythene anymore," a senior official said of the ban.

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