Soda tax war moves on following Philly’s adoption

By a decisive 13-4 vote, the City Council in Philadelphia approved a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages and diet sodas. Mayor Jim Kenney presented the tax as a way to raise revenue for schools and recreation centers, unlike the public health arguments which succeeded in Berkeley in 2014 and are being used ahead of votes… » Read More

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