Oakland May Put Soda Tax On November BallotMembers of the Oakland City Council are asking voters to approve a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages that they say will improve the health of the people of Oakland.
Berkeley Soda Tax Brings In $116K In First Month AloneBerkeley is celebrating a big haul after just one month of the city’s new soda tax.
Confusion Among Berkeley Retailers On Who Is Supposed To Pay New Tax On SodasThey knew it was coming, but that doesn't make Berkeley’s new soda tax any easier to swallow. Among retailers and restaurants, there is confusion about who is supposed to pay new 1 cent per ounce tax on sugary beverages.
San Francisco Pushing Nation's First Soda Warning Label On AdvertisingSan Francisco could become the first city in the country to require warning labels on advertising for soda and other sugary beverages.
Newly-Enacted Sugary Drink Tax Forces Berkeley Dollar Stores To Replace Soda With WaterLess than three months after Berkeley voters approved a tax on sugary drinks, two 'dollar' stores have pulled sodas off store shelves.
Coca-Cola, Pepsico, Other Soda Makers Spend Millions To Defeat San Francisco TaxThe Coca-Cola beverage company alone spent nearly $6 million.
Berkeley's Measure D Passes Making It First City in U.S. To Tax Soda; San Francisco's Similar Proposition E FailedSoda drinkers in Berkeley will soon have to pay an extra cent per ounce to consume their sugary drinks as a majority of voters supported Measure D. It will become the nation's first tax on soda. Meanwhile, a similar soda-tax measure, Proposition E in San Francisco, failed to pass.
Soda Tax Vote: Berkeley Measure D Wins Big, San Francisco Prop E FizzlesVoters on both sides of the Bay went to the polls Tuesday to decide decide whether they wanted a tax on their Cokes, Pepsis and other sugary soft drinks.
San Francisco And Berkeley Soda Tax Propositions Could Set PrecedentSAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Voters in San Francisco and Berkeley will decide Tuesday whether to tax soft drinks like Coke and Pepsi. This week KCBS In Depth cohosts Jane McMillian spoke with San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener, who is a supporter of the soda tax, and Roger Zalazar, representing the American Beverage Association, who opposes it.
UCSF Study Links Soda To Premature Aging, Disease, Early DeathThe first-of-its-kind study suggests that soda may be aging us, in ways we are not even aware of.
Beverage Industry Pours Money Into Campaign To Defeat Berkeley Soda Tax Ballot MeasureThe American Beverage Association has donated another half-million dollars to fight a Berkeley ballot measure that would tax sodas and other sugary drinks.
San Francisco Supervisors’ Vote Narrowly Puts Soda Tax Measure On November BallotA two-cents per ounce sugary beverage tax, commonly called the soda tax, could be put on the November ballot in San Francisco depending on the city’s board of supervisors vote on Tuesday.