california soda tax

It appears the effort to pass a statewide two-cents-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages has died in California, at
Let's be real here. Soda isn't harmless. It's liquid sugar that too often is consumed by kids like water. And now I want to say loud and clear: this mamá supports California's proposed soda tax.
"A polling question asked in a vacuum without any context often gives the impression that voters support these types of taxes
Labeling them instead would educate consumers about the dangers of consuming too much sugar without requiring a controversial
The study also predicted a 0.5 to 1 percent drop in incident coronary heart disease cases and a 0.5 to 0.9 percent drop in
A San Francisco city supervisor will introduce legislation on Tuesday proposing a tax on soda and sugar-sweetened beverages
Advocates of the soda tax hope that increasing the cost of sugary beverages to put them on par with healthier, more expensive
Distributed by MCT Information Services "I think there's growing public awareness that this is a problem," he said. "It's
Ten years from now, taxing soda will probably be about as controversial as putting health warnings on cigarette packages. Let's hope that long before then, labor gets its head out of the sand about America's epidemic of obesity.
"They're won and lost by organizing voters, bringing the debate to the local level, to the street, and talking with people