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.
A 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 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.
A new study from researchers at UC San Francisco found that the state could save hundreds of millions of dollars from reduced diabetes cases.
A 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.
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.
Santa Clara County is trying to educate kids on unhealthy items like sodas and other sugary drinks.