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Zevia will be available at A's games during the 2014 season. (Zevia.com)

A’s Become First Major Team To Offer ‘Naturally Sweetened, Zero Calorie’ Sodas

The team says four flavors of Zivia – a drink flavored with stevia, a plant-based alternative to artificial sweeteners – will be available at concessions throughout O.co Coliseum.

03/28/2014

soda, soft drinks

Study Finds Soda Taxes Have Little To No Benefit For Overall Health

A study released in the journal Health Economics casts doubt on claims that soda taxes are an effective way to combat obesity.

03/25/2014

Sales Of Diet Soda Drop Sharply In 2013

Poll: California Voters Strongly Support Soda Tax, Warning Labels On Sugary Drinks

There is broad, bipartisan support among California voters for special taxes and warning labels on soda and other sugary beverages, according to a Field Poll Thursday.

02/20/2014

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NorCal State Senator Proposes Warning Labels For Sodas, Sugary Drinks

A Northern California state senator is introducing a bill to put warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks sold in the state.

02/13/2014

Bottles of Coca Cola and Pepsi soft drinks sit in a cooler at a 76 gas station on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisors Look To Put Sugary Drink Tax On Ballot

San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday introduced a measure for the November ballot that would impose a 2 cents per ounce tax on sugary drinks sold in the city.

02/05/2014

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San Francisco Supervisors To Finalize Soda Tax Ballot Measure

A ballot measure that would impose a two-cent per ounce tax on soda, sports and energy drinks was scheduled to be finalized Tuesday by the San Francisco of Supervisors.

02/04/2014

Virgin America

Brisbane Man Sues Virgin America For $500k After Contentious Soda Order

The incident started when a Brisbane man, identified by the San Francisco Chronicle as Salvatore Bevivino, tried to order a drink on a Philadelphia to San Francisco Virgin America flight.

04/30/2013

soda, soft drinks

Battle Over Sugary Drink Tax Bubbles Up In Sacramento

Sugary drinks are in the spotlight in Sacramento as for the first time a tax on those beverages has made it though a legislative committee.

04/26/2013

soda, soft drinks

Richmond Measure N Soda Tax Fizzles Out

Richmond voters rejected Measure N, a business license fee that would have required business to pay one penny for every ounce of a sugar-sweetened beverage sold in the city.

11/07/2012

soda, soft drinks

Richmond Votes Down Soda Tax By Wide Margin

Returns from Richmond and from El Monte in Los Angeles County were showing voters rejecting a penny-per-ounce tax on businesses that sell soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages.

11/06/2012

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