Soda tax measures pass in 4 US cities

Posted on November 9, 2016 | Fox News 

Sugary soda is about to get more expensive in several cities.

On Tuesday, San Francisco, Oakland, Albany, Calif. and Boulder, Colo. voters passed measures to tax sodas in landslide victories.

"This is an astonishing repudiation of big soda. For too long, the big soda companies got away with putting profits over their customers’ health," Jim Krieger, the executive director of Healthy Food America, told Vox Tuesday. "That changed tonight."

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