nov 26, 2016 - Soda Tax article by Anahad O' Connor and Margot Sanger-Katz
This article on soda tax explains the history of soda taxes and how their popularity is increasing with growing public health concerns, including the soda taxes in California. It explains how the government is a large stakeholder in the controversy because they feel responsible for the health and safety of the public. The viewpoint is that the government is trying to repeat their old WWI tax but with a revolutionary success, and that we cannot predict it's outcome and success based on the future, although the events resulting in sugar taxes from other cities show negative responses.
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