Michael Bloomberg Bankrolls San Francisco, Oakland Soda Tax CampaignsMichael Bloomberg has contributed millions to garner support for soda taxes in San Francisco and Oakland this election cycle.
New Industry Study Shows Soda Tax May Not Raise Price Of SodaA new, industry-funded study on Berkeley’s soda tax says it may be having unintended consequences.
Sanders Demands Removal From Anti-Soda Tax AdsSenator Bernie Sanders has sent an angry letter to a beverage industry group, demanding his image be removed from Bay Area television ads opposing a soda tax measure on the November ballot in both San Francisco and Oakland.
World Health Organization Pushing For 20-50% Tax On Soda, Sugary DrinksThe World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for a tax of 20% to 50% on all sugar-sweetened drinks to reduce obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.
Soda Tax Battle Bubbles Up In Bay AreaThe national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks.
City Officials Show Support For Soda-Tax MeasureOfficials from several Bay Area cities on Friday joined forces to show their support of a November ballot measures that would tax sugary beverages.
Berkeley ‘Soda Tax’ Leading To Reduced Sugary Drink Consumption, Study FindsPeople in Berkeley cutting down on sugary drinks since the so-called “soda tax” went into effect, according to a new study.
Oakland Clashes Over Soda Tax, With Some Calling It A 'Grocery Tax'People in San Francisco and Oakland will vote on the tax in November.
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.