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San Francisco Soda Tax

San Francisco Wants To Be The City That Takes Down Big Soda

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

If California is leading the charge against Big Soda, San Francisco is now standing on the front lines. On Tuesday, three San Francisco supervisor...

What Happens in Berkeley... Goes National

Larry Cohen | Posted 01.18.2015 | San Francisco
Larry Cohen

Many change makers, who don't necessarily want to risk being the first, are ready, once they see success, to follow in its footsteps. That's how norms change works -- each effort leads to greater success in the next round.

Nation's First Soda Tax Passes In Berkeley, Fails in San Francisco

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Local ballot measures in California to create the nation’s first taxes on sugary drinks saw both victory and defeat Tuesday when a bill won in Berke...

Guess How Much A Soda Tax Would Save This State In Medical Costs?

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

A proposed tax on sugary drinks in California could save hundreds of millions of dollars in medical costs and reduce new cases of diabetes by tens of ...

Another Major US City Considers A Soda Tax

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living

A San Francisco city supervisor will introduce legislation on Tuesday proposing a tax on soda and sugar-sweetened beverages in the city. Superviso...