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oct 1, 1917 - First Soda Tax in US

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The first soda tax in the US was passed in 1917 during WWII along with other taxes to bring in revenues for the war. It was highly disputed and later repealed because citizens viewed it as unfair. However, soda taxes became a concept reused in recent times.

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Date:

oct 1, 1917
Now
~ 101 years ago

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