California Weighs Penny-Per-Ounce Tax on Sugary Drinks — Jim Castillo Reports

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — A bill that would impose a tax on sugary drinks in California is in front of lawmakers in Sacramento this week.

The state law would tax sugary drinks such as sodas, energy drinks and sweet teas one cent per fluid ounce.

That means that, if you bought a 12-ounce can of soda, you would pay 12 cents more.

Jim Castillo has more.