What’s on the bag? What bugs us about the plastic ban

With the legislature again considering a ban on single-use plastic shopping bags, and Raymond townsfolk voting on the matter next week, fans of the ban may have some more explaining to do. They urge consumers to ditch the plastic and bring home groceries in their own reusable shopping bags. But it has been pointed out that those bags can carry not only your groceries or other goods but also a host of germs (possibly including the coronavirus). Visit the New Hampshire Union Leader to read the full editorial.