Soda Tax

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Smokers Alone Can’t Save Philly Schools

Out of all the drug dealers in Philadelphia, Wawa has got to be my favorite. They’re always open, never find themselves in between re-ups, and […]

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The Top 10 Philly Lobbyists of 2012

Far and away, the biggest spender was the American Beverage Association. Now that a soda tax has twice been defeated in city council, in 2010 […]

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Will Philly Finally Pull Itself Up by the Bootstraps?

You have to give credit where it’s due. Thanks to Mayor Nutter, folks have laughed more over the last two weeks than at any time […]

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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Sugary Beverages

A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down, but it will cost more to swallow under Mayor Nutter’s proposed tax on sweetened beverages. […]

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Reducing Sugary Beverages: The Nuclear Option

If the Mayor wants to be serious about getting sugary drinks out of the hands of Philadelphia citizens, the proposed tax of 2 cents per […]