COVID-19 delayed the enforcement of the plastic bag ban in New York state, but Tops Markets announced they will start to enforce the ban next week.

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WKBW is reporting that a Tops spokesperson said the supermarket chain will enforce the ban starting on July 6th. They will also again sell reusable bags for 99 cents per bag.


The ban was first put in place by New York State on March 1st, but enforcement was delayed with the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.