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WAR ON OBESITY: Soda tax battle moves to states

Published 02/21/2010, Tribune Washington Bureau

After effectively quashing discussion of a federal tax on soft drinks last year, Coca-Cola, Pepsi and the fast food industry are facing a new battle on the state level, where legislators are beginning to consider their own taxes on sweetened beverages to improve public health and generate revenue.

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