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Voters support soda tax if money goes to fight obesity

California voters oppose the idea of taxing sugary sodas unless proceeds of the tax are used to improve school nutrition and physical activity programs, a new polls has found. The survey found that voters oppose such a tax by a margin of 53 percent to 40 percent when they are first asked their opinion. But when told the money raised would go to fight childhood obesity, voters take a dramatically different view, supporting the idea by a margin of 68 percent to 29 percent.