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Richmond's proposed soda tax will go to voters

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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When New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed a ban on super-sized sodas and sugary drinks, he touched off a debate on government's role in preventing obesity. That same debate is now taking place in one California city that will ask voters to raise the tax on sugar-sweetened drinks. Reporter Mina Kim has more.

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