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Big Soda goes to war against proposed Soda Tax in San Francisco

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 28, 2016 01:06 AM
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by Katie Medlock last modified Sep 26, 2016

A proposed soda tax is officially on the ballet this November for the city of San Francisco. Proponents of the tax hope they can make up for lost ground after a similar measure failed two years ago, yet the soda industry isn’t going down without a fight. In 2014, the soda tax received 54.5 percent of the vote, yet did not achieve the required two-third supermajority to pass. According to KQED News, such a significant percentage was needed because the revenue from the tax was earmarked...






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