D.C. Has Two Choices When It Comes to Soda Taxes

Since 2015, cities across the U.S. have taxed soda to promote public health, often with disastrous results. While soda taxes show people do consume less of it, the results ultimately don’t pan out, as consumers simply switch their habits to other, equally unhealthy options. To make matters worse, soda taxes fall harder on poor families. […]

Philadelphia Inquirer: Soda Tax Does More Harm Than Good

If you considered having a bottle of soda pop while grilling this Memorial Day Holiday, It’s time to take pause. In January 2017, Philadelphia became one of the first localities in the country to impose a specific tax on sweetened beverages. Imposing an onerous tax on a particular category of food or beverage constitutes an […]