Daily Caller: Is California Preparing a Statewide Sugar Tax?

Attacks on consumer sovereignty are underway all across the country as politicians attempt to micromanage consumers’ dietary decisions through the tax code.

One measure in particular has been adopted by a growing number of localities. So-called “sugar taxes” impose punitive costs on consumers purchasing sweetened beverages like soda, iced tea, and energy drinks.

Imposing an onerous tax on a particular category of food or beverage constitutes an infringement on our freedom to choose what we eat and drink, and consumers shouldn’t stand for it.

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