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Tax On Sweetened Drinks Floated In San Francisco

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:02 PM

The tax would be levied on beverage distributors and retailers who obtain their products directly from manufacturers. Officials estimate it could generate as much as $31 million a year. Full Story

New York City's Crackdown On Big, Sugary Sodas Is Staying On Ice.

posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:25 PM

Soda consumption is not necessarily harmful when done in moderation, the court wrote, and therefore "cannot be classified as a health hazard per se." Full Story

2 Sides Face Off Ahead of NYC Sugary Drink Hearing

posted on July 27, 2012 at 2:02 PM

NEW YORK (AP) - Advocates on both sides of the New York City proposal to limit the size of soda and other sugary drinks in eateries are facing off a day before public hearings. More than 100 protesters gathered on the steps of City Hall on... Full Story

NYC Rally Against Proposed Super-Sized Drinks Ban

posted on July 13, 2012 at 1:12 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - A rally has been held in New York City protesting Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed crackdown on super-sized drinks.        Monday's small protest in City Hall Park - dubbed the... Full Story

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