Calif. Lawmaker Wants Warning On Sugary Drinks

Law360, New York (February 14, 2014, 7:25 PM EST) -- A California state bill introduced Thursday is the first in the nation to require beverage makers and merchants to add a warning label to sweetened drinks such as sodas, saying the drinks could cause multiple health problems, including obesity.

State Senator Bill Monning, D-Carmel, introduced SB1000, which would require beverage makers to add a warning on the containers of sugary drinks that have 75 or more calories per 12 ounces, according to a statement released Thursday by Monning.

The label would say, “State of California Safety...
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