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Big Soda


  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll rebroadcast our conversation with Professor Marion Nestle, author of Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat. 

Prop V is known as "the soda tax" and "the grocery tax," but on the ballot it’s “the tax on distributing sugar-sweetened beverages.” Okay, so what’s a "sugar-sweetened beverage?"

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, May 18, 2016

May 18, 2016
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Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW News.

Oakland Green Lights Drug War Reparations, Passes Marijuana Equity Program // East Bay Express

“Oaklanders who’ve been jailed for pot in the last two years will go to the front of the line for legal weed permits under a revolutionary new program enacted by the City Council Tuesday night.

On the December 1st edition of Your Call we’ll have a conversation with professor Marion Nestle about her new book "Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning)."