The Attorney General's Office today issued its approval of Concord's water-bottle banning bylaw.
The bylaw, , will prohibit the sale of non-sparkling, unflavored drinking water in a polyethylene terephthalate bottle of one liter or less.
According to a letter to the town announcing the approval, the analysis and approval was influenced by the Supereme Court's decision that a Minnesota law banning retail sale of milk in non-returnable, non-refillable plastic containers did not violate the federal equal protection or due process clauses or unlawfully burden interstate commerce.
To read the AG's letter, click the PDF posted to your right.
Martha Coakley's office, due to inadequate language in previous iterations of the bylaw.
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