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California drought hits Starbucks water source

A Starbucks cafe in Los Angeles. The company says its California cafes have cut their water use by 26 per cent since 2008.

Los Angeles

STARBUCKS Corp said it would stop sourcing water for its Ethos Water brand in California, which is in the fourth year of a serious drought that has prompted the state's first-ever mandatory cuts in water use.

Beginning in May and over the next six months, Starbucks said