120 search results for “california soda tax” (page 4)

This Week in Food Freedom: Pop Tax Zombies, Vegetarian Researcher Discovers the Obvious, and More

Despite overwhelmingly cataclysmic defeats in the Bay Area city of Richmond and the San Gabriel Valley city of El Monte, activists still hope to force through extra taxes on sweet drinks. Reports…
Posted November 30, 2012 at 4:59 pm

Los Angeles Gives Californians a Reason to Flee

We warned a few months ago that Americans might soon need to fight for their right to BLTs in response to a private Texas college’s all-encompassing ban on…
Posted November 14, 2012 at 5:06 pm

This Week in Food Freedom: Fallout from California, No-Longer-Vegan Footballers, and More

Reaction from both sides of the food freedom debate continues to roll in after the defeat of soda tax ballot measures in the California cities of El Monte and Richmond and…
Posted November 9, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Do Two California Cities Determine the Fate of Beverage Freedom?

The analogy that soda is to obesity as tobacco is to tobacco-related illnesses is a one that is as overused as it is false. Tobacco is the undisputed…
Posted October 10, 2012 at 4:00 pm

This Week in Food Freedom: Biotech Sanity from Europe, Problems with the ‘Soda’ Tax, and More

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has ruled that the study purporting to link biotech crops to cancer in lab animals is of “insufficient scientific quality for safety…
Posted October 5, 2012 at 4:57 pm

Quote of the Week: Broke Municipalities “Scam” Californians

The new (old) trend out of California is the reviled soda tax, which will appear as a referendum on the ballots of two cities, Richmond…
Posted August 6, 2012 at 3:46 pm

California City Tries to Strike it Rich (on Soda)

Before Michael Bloomberg declared war on soda in New York City, the front-line of the battle to preserve our freedom to imbibe was in Richmond, California, where the “penny-per-ounce”…
Posted June 28, 2012 at 4:46 pm

Bay Area Bluster on Soda Taxes

Since activists failed to get a statewide soda tax on the books in California last year, they’ve turned to Bay Area municipalities to make local residents…
Posted May 22, 2012 at 4:32 pm

Marketing 101 For Soda Tax Pushers

A story is crossing the wires today that three in five Californians support the controversial soda tax. That struck us as odd, considering we’ve seen several national…
Posted April 4, 2012 at 4:05 pm

Soda Taxes Are Ineffective, Outdated

As expected, the new year brought a new push from do-gooder public health activists intent on taxing soft drinks. In Oregon, advocates proposed a ballot initiative to place a penny-per-ounce wholesale tax on…
Posted January 30, 2012 at 5:07 pm