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Only in California: Berkeley Seeks Soda Tax while Desert Hot Springs Considers Marijuana Tax - Late Edition, July 7

by Jihun Han / /

Today's Taxpayer News!

The Berkeley City Council unanimously approved a tax on soda and other sugary drinks. Berkeley Residents will have a chance in November on whether to approve the tax measure or not. Reuters has the latest!

Desert Hot Springs is considering legalizing medical marijuana dispensaries to fund the police department after a recent bankruptcy. The proposal would put a sales tax on medical marijuana. Read here for more!