Navajo Nation will have first U.S. tax on junk food

The Navajo Nation will begin collecting a 2 percent sales tax next month on pastries, chips, soda, fried food, sweetened beverages and other foods with minimal nutritional value — the first junk-food tax in the United States, says Mother Jones. The tax is expected to generate $1 million a year for wellness projects such as greenhouses… » Read More

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