National Beverage Group Sues City Of San Francisco; Claims Soda Warnings, Ad Ban Violate First Amendment
The American Beverage Association has sued the city of San Francisco, claiming new legislation requiring health warning labels on sugary beverages and prohibiting advertisements of them on city property violates the First Amendment.
A watchdog group is trying to shake up consumers’ perception of soda with a provocative new ad. It turns the famously sweet Coca-Cola “Hilltop” jingle into a sour reminder with a message about the sugary drink.
More than a decade after it flopped with consumers, PepsiCo (PEP) is poised to bring back Crystal Pepsi.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation Tuesday that aims to educate consumers about the potential health problems associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages as well as limit advertising and sales of such products on public property.
On Monday, San Francisco’s Land Use Committee will get its first look at three pieces of legislation, introduced by Supervisor Scott Wiener that would make it harder to get sugary drinks.
A Northern California city says it’s taking a stand against obesity, by making milk or water the default drink in kids’ meals.
Berkeley is celebrating a big haul after just one month of the city’s new soda tax.
They 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 could become the first city in the country to require warning labels on advertising for soda and other sugary beverages.
Less than three months after Berkeley voters approved a tax on sugary drinks, two ‘dollar’ stores have pulled sodas off store shelves.