California Lawmakers Pass Ban On Local Soda TaxesSoda taxes may stop popping up in California and elsewhere, thanks to a new push by the beverage industry to fight such measures.
Bernie Sanders To Soda Tax Opponents: Stop Using My NameU.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is telling the soft drink industry to stop using his name in ads fighting proposed soda taxes in the San Francisco Bay Area.
California Soda Tax Fails For Eighth Time In Six YearsAB2782 would have imposed a 2-cent-per-ounce fee on sugary drinks. The money would have benefited clinics that address obesity, diabetes and oral health.
California Democrat Renews Push For Statewide Soda FeeA Santa Monica Democrat is reviving a proposal intended to curb Californians' sugar intake after recurring legislative defeats.
California Soda Tax Plan Rejected By Assembly PanelThe Assembly Health Committee on Tuesday voted 10-6 against AB1357, which would add an extra 2-cents-per-ounce charge for sugar-sweetened beverages.
Voters In Berkeley Pass Tax On Sugary DrinksBerkeley voters became the first in the country to approve taxing sodas to curb consumption, after costly campaigns by the soda industry helped defeat similar taxes in more than 30 other cities and states in recent years.
Sacramento City Councilman Proposes "Soda Tax"A Sacramento City councilmember is considering a soda tax to help pay for park and recreation programs.