Last Updated: June 18, 2014By Tags: , ,

An overwhelming majority of California voters believe that sugary sodas are a major cause of obesity and that such beverages should be taxed – but only if the money raised goes toward improving nutrition and fitness programs in schools, according to Field Poll results released Wednesday.

The survey results came as a surprise, and also some relief, to public health and antiobesity advocates who had been disappointed by recent resistance to soda taxes, including a measure in Richmond that failed badly in November’s election.

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