Skip to comments.The soda wars move to Berkeley
Posted on 10/19/2014 9:20:04 AM PDT by rktman
The progressive War on Soda may have failed in New York, despite the best efforts of the Deplorable Nanny State Mayor, but this is a multi-front battle which will clearly rage on for some time. As any good battle commander will tell you, when fighting an opponent with numerical superiority, its best to drag them into a skirmish on your home turf. In the effort to save people from their own ignorant, evil selves, the fight to make soda more expensive and thereby modify public behavior through tax policy has moved to Berkeley.
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“First they came for the smokers, and I did not say anything because I was not a smoker...”
California is so far behind. We’ve had the soda/sugar tax in Illinois since 2009.
NY has had soda tax forever along with the deposit “tax”. All those juices that are not 100% are taxed. Candy is taxed. etc, etc etc...
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