9th Circuit Court Blocks San Francisco Warning On Soda Ads In a victory for big soda makers, a federal appeals court ruled that a San Francisco ordinance requiring health warnings on advertising for sugary drinks violates the first amendment.
Berkeley ‘Soda Tax’ Leading To Reduced Sugary Drink Consumption, Study FindsPeople in Berkeley cutting down on sugary drinks since the so-called “soda tax” went into effect, according to a new study.
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.
Confusion Among Berkeley Retailers On Who Is Supposed To Pay New Tax On SodasThey 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.
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.
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.