A can of soda could eventually cost about a quarter more in San Francisco. A proposed measure would add a special tax to sugary beverages, but the proposal is different than a similar ballot measure that failed in Richmond last year.Give them time...
The idea is simple -- the bigger the drink, the more taxes you pay. It would be 2 cents per ounce for all sugar-sweetened beverages. That includes soda, sports drinks, energy drinks, and bottled Frappuccinos.
"It's not a nanny state at all; we're not banning anything," San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener said.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
San Fran Soda
Because it worked so well in new York: