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People Are Still Traveling Outside Philly to Avoid Soda Tax, Study Finds

A new study from market research firm Catalina suggests what soda tax opponents have been saying all along: shoppers are going outside city limits to avoid […]

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Philadelphia Urges Pa. Supreme Court to Reject Latest Soda Tax Lawsuit

In a 59-page document filed by the City of Philadelphia, attorneys have urged the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to reject the appeal filed two weeks ago by […]

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Beverage Groups Takes Soda Tax Lawsuit to Pa. Supreme Court

It’s already lost twice in court, but the American Beverage Association is giving its lawsuit against the city’s sweetened beverage tax another go. 

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Philly’s Soda Tax Is Back in Court Today

On Wednesday, a panel of Commonwealth Court judges in Pittsburgh will hear arguments over the legality of Mayor Kenney’s landmark sweetened beverage tax. Levied just […]

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The Soda Tax Went Into Effect, and People Are Freaking Out About It

We knew it was coming. And yet, maybe predictably so, a social media storm is erupting over Philly’s brand new soda tax, which went into […]

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Judge Dismisses Anti-Soda Tax Lawsuit

A Common Pleas Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the American Beverage Association in September as a last-ditch effort to halt the soda […]

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American Beverage Association Files Soda-Tax Lawsuit

The American Beverage Association filed a lawsuit today claiming that the soda tax passed by the city in June is unconstitutional.

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Beverage Lobby Spends Whopping $700K on Last-Minute Ad Blitz Against Soda Tax

City Council is expected to approve a tax on sugary drinks and diet beverages Thursday, making Philadelphia the biggest city in the country with a […]