Capitol Alert

February 3, 2016 4:01 PM

California voters favor taxes, labels for sugary drinks

Majorities of poll respondents support taxing and putting safety warnings on soda

Proponents argue it would help reduce diabetes and other health conditions

Under industry opposition, legislation has repeatedly failed at the Capitol

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