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The Soda Tax Has Had a Huge Impact on Philly’s Soda-Drinking Habits, Suggests New Study

The so-called Philadelphia Soda Tax has had a huge impact on the way that Philadelphians consume soda and other sugary beverages. That’s according to a […]

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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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Six Months In, Philly Soda Tax Nets $39.3M, Just Shy of Projections

Philadelphia reached the six-month mark on its sweetened beverage tax in June, and the Philadelphia Department of Revenue has reported preliminary figures for the month, […]

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Philly Soda Tax Brings in Highest Collection Yet in March

The Philly soda tax brought in $7 million dollars in March, its third month in action, the Department of Revenue announced on Tuesday. The amount […]

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Philly Soda Tax Draws in $6.4 Million for February, Exceeding City’s Estimate

The Philly soda tax brought in $6.4 million dollars in February, its second month of collections, the city announced Thursday morning. The figure exceeds Philly’s […]

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City Looks in Other Pocket, Says Soda Tax Revenue Is Actually $5.7 Million

In its first month, Philadelphia’s beverage tax has brought in $5.7 million, according to information released by the city’s revenue department on Thursday. The figure […]