Starting January 2014, plastic bags will be banned across the city of Los Angeles. Glendale already has a plastic bag ban in effect and over the weekend Morning Answer co-host Brian Whitman had an epiphany while shopping at Ralphs. He had to end up buying six plastic bags at 15 cents a piece.
“Let me tell you what’s happening here folks with the plastic bags,” Brian explained, “It is a SCAM. You have been scammed. You have been subjected to a good old-fashioned government shakedown.”
Click on the player above to hear Brian, Ben and Elisha discuss the plastic bag scam and how plastic was so bad – until you pay 15 cents for it.