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Sugar beverage tax debate on KQED Friday morning

RICHMOND — As election day draws near, the debate over Measure N is at full fizz.

Measure N would tax businesses that sell sugar-sweetened beverages a penny-per-ounce in an effort to reduce consuption, lower obesity and generate revenues.

We hosted a spirited online chat-style debate between Jeff Ritterman and Chuck Finnie this week. All the of the revealing answers are there for you to read and decide.

They’ll be back Friday morning at 9 a.m. on KQED.

To call in with questions: 866-733-6786

To email questions: forum@kqed.org

Robert Rogers