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Berkeley City Council Puts Soda Tax on November Ballot

| July 2, 2014
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By Charles Siler, Berkeleyside

Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to include a proposal that would tax distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages on the November ballot.

Voters will decide on penny-per-ounce tax on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages.

The measure, which proposes a one-cent-per-ounce charge at the distributor level, would …read more

Source: State of Health News

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