Posts Tagged: soda


‘Big Soda’ takes aim at local ballots — and health

Big Soda spent big bucks. That’s how it defeated ballot measures to create soda taxes in two California towns.


In Richmond, in the Bay Area, and in El Monte, east of Los Angeles, the measures would have added a penny-an-ounce tax on soda. Had the taxes passed, they were projected to raise millions of

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