Four More Cities Have Soda Taxes Thanks To Michael Bloomberg’s $18 Million

Posted on November 9, 2016 | Daily Caller by Thomas Phippen 

Four cities voted to impose taxes on sodas and sugary drinks Tuesday after a fight that attracted around $50 million from activists and food industry lobbyists.

Three cities in the California’s Bay Area — San Francisco, Oakland and Albany — overwhelmingly passed 1 cent-per-ounce tax on drinks, and Boulder, Colo., voters approved a 2 cent-per-ounce tax, Fox News reports.

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