Plastic bag ban already a mess

It’s the epitome of being nickel-and-dimed to death. New York’s ban on plastic bags takes effect on March 1. You won’t be able to use the bags to tote your groceries home from the supermarket anymore. And if you want the supermarket to provide you with paper bags, that’ll cost you 5 cents each. Visit the Staten Island Advance to read a recent opinion column and learn why this law is a mess.