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Assemblymember Nazarian Moves to Stop Soda Industry’s “Extortion” of CA Lawmakers and Bring New Revenue and Health Equity to CA Cities

Sacramento, CA, February 18, 2021 –  Today, Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Van Nuys) introduced legislation to eliminate the statewide preemption on local sugary drink taxes, a measure forced upon the legislature by the soda industry in 2018 that was described by the Sacramento Bee as a “shakedown” akin to “extortion”. As California counties and cities are […]