2012-10-23 20:57:07

Big beverage companies fund effort to defeat California initiative on soda tax

In Richmond, California, a proposed penny-per-ounce fee on sodas and other sugary drinks is on November’s ballot. Big beverage companies are trying to defeat the effort after failing to stop a similar effort in New York, where Michael Bloomberg successfully championed a ban on the selling of sweetened drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces. FSRN’s Sally Schilling reports.


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