Author Topic: Philadelphia’s Soda Sellers Say Tax Has Reduced Sales by as Much as 50%  (Read 2862 times)

littleman

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One of these is to point out that white sugar consumption has gone down in the last 20 years as obesity has risen; this, of course, is is totally misleading as sugar has been increasingly replaced by HFCS.


Any country that has any type of socialized medicine, including the US, is probably justified in taxing the hell out of sweeten beverages.   Diabetes costs $825 billion a year in the US, and I bet a good chunk of that is payed for by Medicare.
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Re: Philadelphia’s Soda Sellers Say Tax Has Reduced Sales by as Much as 50%
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2019, 02:53:10 AM »
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'Soda tax' associated with 50 percent drop in sugary drink consumption in Berkeley CA

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/soda-tax-50-drop-sugary-drink-consumption-berkeley/story?id=61210940