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Soda Tax California

Soda Taxes: Leveling the Playing Field

Daniel J. Schultz | Posted 04.26.2014 | Home
Daniel J. Schultz

Only pro-consumption cues were given from both the advertisers and in my personal life, such as being rewarded with a soda after my baseball game or the cheap, allowance-friendly price of a bottle of Pepsi at my local convenience store.

A Spoonful of Tax (Makes Obesity Go Down)

Christina Palmer, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2013 | San Francisco
Christina Palmer, M.D.

California is suffering from an epidemic of obesity. We need meaningful, evidence-based changes in our consumption and activity patterns. A soda tax is a small but important step towards changing consumption, and should be part of a multi-faceted approach to combat obesity.

Poll: California Latinos Back Soda Tax

New America Media | Anna Challet | Posted 02.14.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN FRANCISCO -- A majority of California voters support taxing sugar-sweetened beverages if those taxes are used for school nutrition and physical ed...

Voters Reject Soda Tax Ballot Initiatives

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 11.08.2012 | Home

Voters in two midsized California cities rejected ballot iniatives that would have levied citywide taxes on soda Tuesday night. In Richmond, just acro...

Will Taxes Force People To Be Healthier?

| Posted 11.05.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Christina Jewett A tax on soda would carry the greatest health benefits for black and L...