Tuesday, June 16, 2015

UC-SF sours on sugar

Inside Higher Ed reports that UC-San Francisco is banning sale of sugary sodas. It might be noted that San Francisco voters didn't enact a tax on such drinks when it was recently on the ballot. But Berkeley voters did pass a soda tax:

...The University of California at San Francisco, where all programs are in the health professions, is becoming the first college nationally to stop the sale of sugary beverages on campus. That means no Coke or Pepsi, or plenty of other products. But the policy wouldn’t prevent diet sodas, zero-calorie drinks or 100 percent fruit juices from being sold, nor would it impact the sale of unhealthy foods on campus, and students could bring the forbidden drinks onto campus -- after purchasing them off campus...

Full story at

She'll have to avoid UC-SF:

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