“Big Soda” is celebrating a bit today. How about a Fresca?
With Mayor Gavin Newsom announcing the curtailing of his plan to impose a fee on the sales of soda within city limits to fund anti-obesity efforts, the folks who sell said sodas are satiated. “We're very happy with his change of heart,” said Bob Achermann, the executive director of the California Nevada Soft Drink Association. “In terms of direction, I don't know where he's going.”