Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax

Santa Clara County Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax & Regulations

In September of 2016, Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager introduced a Board Referral regarding Sugar-sweetened Beverages with the request to direct county administration to report to the Health and Hospital Committee and the Board of Supervisors with policy recommendations to provide consumers with information about what he calls health risks associated with sugar-sweetened beverages and to reduce overconsumption of these beverages through a county mandate.