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Should There Be a Soda Tax? Students Weigh In

Community Voices | December 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

Should There Be a Soda Tax? Students Weigh In

Recently, San Francisco voters were given the chance to vote for or against Proposition E, a proposition involving a tax on soda and sugary drinks in the amount of $0.02 per ounce. Would sugary drink tax discourage people from buying unhealthy drinks and increase people’s general health? Should such a tax be implemented around the country?

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Do Now Round Up: Soda Tax

Do Now Round-Ups | October 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

Do Now Round Up: Soda Tax

In the Bay Area city of Richmond, there is a Soda Tax campaign in full swing. Supporters of the campaign have created art to represent their stance on Measure N, including the mural pictured above. Students have mixed reviews. Scroll down below to read their thoughts from last week’s Do Now activity.

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Do Now #45: Richmond Soda Tax

Do Now | October 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now #45: Richmond Soda Tax

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Would you vote yes or no on a higher tax for sugary beverages and energy drinks? […]

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Do Now #36: The “Nanny State” – Nurture or Nuisance?

Do Now | June 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do Now #36: The “Nanny State” – Nurture or Nuisance?

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now The “Nanny State” refers to either a protective, caring government OR a government that interferes in […]

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