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San Francisco soda tax draws unusual list of supporters, opponents




Proposition E, on the Nov. 4 ballot in San Francisco, would place a 2-cents-per-ounce tax on sodas and other sugary drinks.
Proposition E, on the Nov. 4 ballot in San Francisco, would place a 2-cents-per-ounce tax on sodas and other sugary drinks.
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In just a few weeks, voters in San Francisco could approve what would be the first ever soda tax in the nation. 

Proposition E has an obvious and wealthy opponent: the American Beverage Association. But dig a little deeper into the list of supporters and opponents, and things become a little more confusing. 

San Francisco Chronicle reporter Heather Knight joins Take Two to explain.