Quick Read: Richmond ‘Soda Tax’ Unpalatable to Voters

Richmond’s Measure N was defeated 67 percent of voters turned it back.

It seems Californians are not ready to tax sugary drinks as a way of reducing obesity. Two measures — one in Richmond, and one near Los Angeles — both failed at the polls last night. Supporters of Richmond’s soda tax say they will keep fighting to reduce how many high-calorie sodas we drink.

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