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Banning Straws

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There's been a lot of talk lately about banning plastic straws because they're hazardous to our environment. I agree but instead of banning them all together why not make a biodegradable version? Many people rely on straws to eat or drink because they are unable to otherwise. What are your thoughts on this?

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I'm all for banning straws and other wasteful and unnecessary single-use products. If people rely on straws for various medical reasons and whatnot, then they can use reusable straws or go to a pharmacy to purchase a batch of straws. I mean, this is not something unsolvable or complicated problem.

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