Assemblyman Matthew Harper, R-Huntington Beach, sips a Coke as Assembly members debate a ban on local soda taxes on June 28. Lawmakers passed a bill to ban local taxes on soda for the next 12 years and Gov. Jerry Brown signed it.
Assemblyman Matthew Harper, R-Huntington Beach, sips a Coke as Assembly members debate a ban on local soda taxes on June 28. Lawmakers passed a bill to ban local taxes on soda for the next 12 years and Gov. Jerry Brown signed it. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Assemblyman Matthew Harper, R-Huntington Beach, sips a Coke as Assembly members debate a ban on local soda taxes on June 28. Lawmakers passed a bill to ban local taxes on soda for the next 12 years and Gov. Jerry Brown signed it. Rich Pedroncelli AP

Soda taxes will not reduce obesity. This is a better way.

July 11, 2018 12:00 PM