‘A Pick-Your-Poison Kind Of A Situation’: California Passes Soda Tax Ban To Avoid Costly Ballot Box Fight

By June 29, 2018 News No Comments

“The soda industry has deep pockets and used them to push the legislature into a no-win situation,” said California state Sen. Bill Monning (D). Arizona and Michigan have also capitulated to the industry, which is backing a ballot initiative in California that would make it more difficult to raise taxes.