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Soda industry steals page from tobacco to combat taxes on sugary drinks

The industry is now pushing statewide measures that strip cities and towns of their ability to tax soda. Measures are on the ballot in Washington and Oregon. Two of the largest exhibits at the October ... read more

Big Soda And The Ballot: Soda Industry Takes Cues From Tobacco To Combat Taxes

But the sweetened-beverage industry is not about to go away quietly. Ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the soda industry poured millions of dollars into fighting taxes on sugary drinks ... a page ... read more

Tax On Sugary Drinks Gets Push From Proponents

Since 2008, there have been 55 proposals across the country to tax sugary drinks that have been defeated. Steinberg said the sugar beverage tax falls right in line with a bill, that has more ... read more

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Soda Industry Steals Page From Tobacco To Combat Taxes On Sugary Drinks

In the run-up to the midterm elections, the soda industry has poured millions of dollars into fighting taxes on sugary drinks, an increasingly popular approach to combating obesity, which affects 40 ... read more


Big Soda And The Ballot: Soda Industry Takes Cues From Tobacco To Combat Taxes

Soda makers "are happy to take a page from their playbook." That's because for years, tobacco ... create a statewide tax on sugary drinks. A show of financial force Soda makers have plenty of money ... read more

Big Soda And The Ballot: Soda Industry Takes Cues From Tobacco To Combat Taxes

Voters in Oregon and Washington will decide Tuesday whether to strip cities of their ability to tax sugary drinks ... the tobacco industry," says Betsy Janes of the American Cancer Society Cancer ... read more



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