The Center for Science in the Public Interest recently published an infographic about proposed soda taxes in the U.S. for 2017. Check out the summary of places with a proposed #sodatax here. Keep an eye out because there will be more!
By Anna Gorman for California Healthline.
A sip of soda will become more expensive next year in Philadelphia, which recently became the second city in the United States to pass a tax on sugary beverages — after Berkeley voters passed one in 2014.
The Philadelphia measure, approved by the City Council in June, could lend momentum to efforts by public health advocates to get similar taxes enacted elsewhere around the nation.
We are so disappointed with presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' ill-informed opposition to Philadephia Mayor Jim Kenney's proposed soda tax!
By Dana Woldow, Food Advocate.
By Harold Goldstein, Special to the Sacramento Bee Newspaper.