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CA Legislature sends Brown microbead ban

After a roller coaster ride through the Senate, a bill enacting the nation’s toughest ban on so-called “microbeads” headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk for signature. Doubts overcome After sailing through the Assembly in May, AB888, introduced by Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica,

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CA legislators revisit microbead ban

After a near miss last year, a new push to ban so-called microbeads has gained momentum, clearing the California Assembly. The tiny plastic orbs, especially prevalent in cosmetics and personal care products, like facial scrubs, became the target of environmentalist scorn over recent

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