Farzan and Jen Dehmoubed, owners of Lotus Trolley Bag, in an aisle inside the Ralphs at 7140 Avenida Encinas in Carlsbad, displaying reusable grocery bags they created.

Farzan and Jen Dehmoubed, owners of Lotus Trolley Bag, in an aisle inside the Ralphs at 7140 Avenida Encinas in Carlsbad, displaying reusable grocery bags they created. Photo by Jamie Scott Lytle.

— Some reusable bag makers in California were pleased when voters affirmed the state’s single use plastic bags ban in November 2016, but hesitant to attribute their successes and steady revenue to the bill itself...