Federal Court Blocks San Francisco Warning On Soda AdsThe law violates constitutionally protected commercial speech, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said in a unanimous ruling.
San Francisco Sued By Beverage Group Over Soda Warnings, Ad BanThe American Beverage Association has sued the city of San Francisco, claiming new legislation requiring health warning labels on sugary beverages and prohibiting advertisements of them on city property violates the First Amendment.
Northern California Hospital Will Stop Offering Sugary DrinksAnother San Francisco hospital plans to stop offering sugar sweetened beverages, saying that the drinks are unhealthy.
NYC Latest Government To Lose Legislative Fight Against Sugary DrinksBig sodas can stay on the menu in the Big Apple after New York state's highest court refused Thursday to reinstate the city's first-of-its-kind size limit on sugary drinks. But city officials suggested they might be willing to revisit the supersize-soda ban.
SF Lawmakers Float 2 Cent-Per-Ounce Soda TaxSan Francisco officials again are trying to improve residents' health and raise money for government coffers by taxing soda and other sweetened drinks, an effort that's previously failed to gain traction locally and in other U.S. cities.
Sacramento Soda Company Quickly Growing Across Northern CaliforniaIt's sweet success for two Sacramento business owners, whose soda startup is taking off across Northern California.
Alcohol May Have Played Role In Sonoma Sleepover DeathA 14-year-old girl died after apparently drinking soda spiked with alcohol at a sleepover in Sonoma County on Saturday night, a Sonoma County sheriff’s lieutenant said Monday.
Diet Soda Drinkers At Higher Risk Of Stroke?It's not definitive proof of harm, but new research raises concern about diet soda. It suggests that people who drink it every day have higher risks for stroke and heart attack than those who drink no soda of any kind at all.
PepsiCo, Walmart To Give Out Sierra Mist NaturalPepsiCo Inc. is giving away at least 10 million free cans of Sierra Mist Natural this weekend at Wal-Mart stores to introduce its new version of the lemon-lime soda, which now includes sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup.