By Lawrence J. McQuillan | Monday October 10, 2016 at 2:35 PM PDT | Comments Off on Why Pro-Soda-Tax Ad in Bay Area Is Misleading, Part II
The November ballot in Oakland and San Francisco will feature proposals for a soda tax in each city, known as Measure HH and Proposition V, respectively, which would charge soda distributors an additional one cent per ounce of soda they sell in each city (or $2.88 per case). The tax would also apply to...
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Tags: Alameda County, Bernie Sanders, Coffey v. Simmons, discriminatory taxes, grocers, higher taxes, incidence of tax, Measure HH, Michael Bloomberg, Oakland, Proposition V, regressive tax, San Francisco, social justice, Soda tax, sugar-sweetened drinks, Thomas A. Rasch