In a win for the industry, California bans soda tax referendums for 12 years

California’s legislature rushed to pass a last-minute bill that bans cities and counties from passing soda taxes until 2031. The bill was passed to stave off a ballot initiative backed by the soda industry that would have made it much harder for municipalities to hike any type of tax. The ballot initiative, called the Tax Fairness,… » Read More

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