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A ban on plastic bags came into force Monday in Kenya and those found in violation of the ban could be given a maximum fine of US $38,000 or serve a four-year jail term. The ban applies to the use, manufacture, and importation of plastics and gives a minimum fine of about $17,000 or two years imprisonment, according to Kenyan government.

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Kenya bans plastic bags, may fine violators up to $38,000

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A ban on plastic bags came into force Monday in Kenya and those found in violation of the ban could be given a maximum fine of US $38,000 or serve a four-year jail term. The ban applies to the use, manufacture, and importation of plastics and gives a minimum fine of about $17,000 or two years imprisonment, according to Kenyan government.

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