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    Ban on plastic straws disadvantages disabled people, says Paralympian

    A recent move by businesses to stop using plastic straws in a bid to be more eco-friendly has caused some concern in parts of the disabled community.Many cafes, bars and restaurants throughout the UK are stopping using plastic straws, which has unforeseen consequences for disabled people, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson says.

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