SFist has a good piece with the different parties pushing or opposing the November ballot measure on a soda tax.
For some, the idea of paying more for a frivolous refreshment like a Coke, just because someone else thinks you should be taking better care of your health, is infuriating. For supporters, it’s a form of tough love, and a precautionary measure to counter the high rates of obesity anddiabetes in our country.
To get a better feel for arguments on both sides of this topic, including what life under a post-soda-tax S.F. might look like, we spoke with those pushing for the tax and those directly opposing it. READ MORE