Berkeley Officials Outspent but Optimistic in Battle Over Soda Tax

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Despite the soda industry’s expensive campaign against a one-cent tax per ounce on soda in Berkeley, and a similar effort in San Francisco, officials hope to set a precedent for the nation.

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