CA city issues first 'Soda Tax'

Published: Nov. 7, 2014 at 7:33 PM EST
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BERKELEY, CA (CNN) – Sipping on sugary drinks will soon cost you a little more cash in Berkeley, CA.

Voters in the city approved a 1 cent an ounce tax on sugary sodas and energy drinks.

That adds about 12 cents to the price of a can of soda and 68 cents to a two-liter bottle.

A similar measure failed in nearby San Francisco.

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