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Gavin Newsom Proposes Tax on Soda in San Francisco

Fee on Soft Drinks: Cool or Not?

One of the healthiest cities for women, San Francisco, is looking to take healthy to a whole new level.

Gavin Newsom, the mayor of San Francisco, has proposed charging big stores a fee when they sell any soft drinks with high-fructose corn syrup. The fee is still to be determined however, if the bill were approved, money generated from the fee would go toward a city program that emphasizes exercise, diet and other preventative health measures. So what do you think . . .


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