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Big Soda Bets That Scaring Ill-Informed Voters Will Stop Three Bay Area Cities From Taxing Sugary Drinks

Click here for reuse options! They say the sky will fall. But it didn't when Berkeley passed a soda tax. Voters in three San Francisco Bay area cities—San Francisco, Oakland and Albany—are seeking to follow Berkeley’s lead by passing a one-cent-per-ounce tax on soda and other sugary beverages, prompting the national beverage industry to spend millions to oppose them in a political campaign bubbling over with dubious messaging.
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