Soda Tax Steals Jobs & Freedom – Lesson Learned

In June of 2016, the Philadelphia City Council approved a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on soda.  That tax increased the cost of a two-liter bottle of soda by roughly $1.00.   In a 13-4 vote, a government council ushered in the first-ever government-imposed soda tax under the guise that it will reduce obesity and help lift people…

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