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How Big Soda Companies Are Defeating Local Sugary-Drink Taxes
Welcome to the weird world of preemption law.
Rest of World Is Closely Watching UAE’s New 50 Percent ‘Sin’ Tax on Soda
A nation where 20 percent of people have diabetes now imposes the world’s highest sugary-drink tax.
Seattle Is America’s Latest City to Tax Sugary Drinks
Residents will pay an extra $1.18 for a two-liter soda starting in July.
Philly’s Soda Tax Has Cut Soft-Drink Sales by As Much As Half
Retailers say sales have dropped significantly in the first two months of the tax.
Somebody Hacked Mexico’s Soda-Tax Advocates with Spyware
Mexico is Coke’s biggest market in terms of per-capita consumption.
Philadelphians Are Throwing a Fit About Their New Soda Tax
They’re having trouble processing how sports drinks got more expensive than beer.
The Chicago Metro Area Is Getting a Soda Tax, Too
A penny-per-ounce levy goes into effect for all of Cook County on July 1.
Voters Decisively Passed Soda Taxes in 4 More U.S. Cities
Sugary drinks took a big hit in the Bay Area and Boulder.
Michael Bloomberg Has Reportedly Spent $18 Million Supporting a Soda Tax
dropped as much as the entire soda industry.
Chicago’s Cook County Is Mulling a Soda Tax Now, Too
The 2017 budget could include a penny-per-ounce levy.
Soda Industry Sues Philadelphia in Desperate Final Attempt to Kill the Drink Tax
The lawsuit argues it will “meaningfully diminish the everyday purchasing power of Philadelphia residents.”
Philadelphia Is America’s First Big City With a Soda Tax
Residents will pay 1.5 cents per ounce.
Philadelphia Is About to Pass America’s First Tax on Diet Soda
The measure adds 1.5 cents per ounce of every soda or sugary drink.
Early Morning Highway Crash Demonstrates the Dangers of Soda
The resulting deluge of soda shut down a stretch of Route 422.