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Used styrofoam cups are seen on the streets. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Measure To Repeal San Jose Styrofoam Ban Is Thrown Out Due To Phony Signatures

San Jose election officials have thrown out a measure that attempted to repeal the city’s ban on polystyrene food containers because thousands of signatures gathered were made up.



San Jose Approves Ban On Plastic Foam Food Containers

National chains will have to comply by next year, while locally-owned restaurants will have to do so by 2015.