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California lawmakers strike against soda, introduce bills to cut soda consumption

Bills include ban on soda makers’ ability to offer promotions resulting in low store prices

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The battle over soda taxes in California intensified on Wednesday (Feb. 20), as a group of five Democrats introduced five new measures to cut soda consumption, including a statewide soda tax proposal, a ban on supersized servings of soda and a mandate for warning labels on sugar-sweetened drinks.

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