Another San Francisco hospital plans to stop offering sugar sweetened beverages, saying that the drinks are unhealthy.
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.
A legislative committee has rejected a bill that would have made California the first state in the nation to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks, effectively killing the legislation.
The San Jose city council has killed a proposal that would have banned the sale of sodas, sports drinks and whole milk at all city facilities.