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Coral Gables plastic bag ban will force lawsuit — exactly as planned

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As A-Team’s Colonel John “Hannibal” Smith often says: “I love it when a plan comes together.” If current momentum holds, starting May 9, Coral Gables will become the first Florida city to ban single-use plastic shopping bags. It’s a move directly contradicting Florida law, which gives the state regulatory purview over the issue. And Coral Gables’ ban, if successful, will no doubt provoke a lawsuit — exactly as planned. Why? Among those happiest over the prospect of lawyering up — beyond…

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