San Francisco General Hospital To Stop Offering Sodas, Sugary DrinksAnother San Francisco hospital plans to stop offering sugar sweetened beverages, saying that the drinks are unhealthy.
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.
Bay Area Proponents Of Soda Tax Measures Battle ‘Tidal Wave’ Of Beverage Industry Money The campaign over San Francisco and Berkeley’s so-called ‘soda-tax measures’ is taking on a David versus Goliath theme with the amounts of money being invested.
San Francisco Soda Tax Plan Step Closer To Getting Onto November BallotThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Budget and Finance Committee unanimously voted today to recommend a tax on soda and sugary beverages sold in the city for the November ballot.
Berkeley City Council To Vote On Whether To Put Soda Tax On November BallotThe Berkeley City Council will vote tonight on whether to place a one-cent-per-ounce soda tax measure on the November ballot.
California Lawmakers Reject Warning Labels For Sugary DrinksA 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.
Poll: California Voters Strongly Support Soda Tax, Warning Labels On Sugary DrinksThere 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.
NorCal State Senator Proposes Warning Labels For Sodas, Sugary DrinksA Northern California state senator is introducing a bill to put warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks sold in the state.
San Francisco Supervisors Look To Put Sugary Drink Tax On BallotSan 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.
Central Coast State Senator Set To Push Tax On Sugary DrinksA new study from researchers at UC San Francisco found that the state could save hundreds of millions of dollars from reduced diabetes cases.
Second San Francisco Supervisor Authors Soda Tax ProposalA second member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has introduced a measure to tax sodas and other sugary beverages, almost identical to a proposal offered by another member last month.
San Jose Rejects Ban On Sale Of Sugary DrinksThe 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.