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Soda taxes win in Oakland, San Francisco and Albany

Melanie Wong | Nov 10, 2016 10:49 PM

“It will be a tremendous victory for public health,” said Lynn Silver, senior adviser at the Public Health Institute in Oakland. “Having big cities like Oakland and San Francisco approve a soda tax will make it easier and more likely to be successful in other jurisdictions across the country.”

Soda taxes win in Oakland, San Francisco and Albany

The penny-per ounce soda taxes make the Bay Area ground zero in the U.S. for voter-approved measures.

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