New Hampshire Union Leader Takes Aim at Soda Taxes

January 11, 2017

Philadelphia isn’t the only place the unpopularity of the city’s new tax on more than 1,000 beverages is a hot topic. The consumer backlash to the…

Sticker Shock in the City of Brotherly Love

January 5, 2017

The city of Philadelphia ushered in 2017 with a big tax on more than 1,000 beverages and residents aren’t happy about it. As Reason.com reports, Philadelphians…

Taxes on Beverages Aren’t as Sweet as they Sound

January 4, 2017

As the number of cities and states across the country facing economic challenges continues to grow, some legislators are leaning on the false hope of a…

Soda Taxes Are Full Of False Promises

October 13, 2016

Pro-tax advocates and lawmakers often sell soda taxes under the false promise that they will have an impact on public health issues. Geoff Parker, CEO…

For Some Families, “Small” Taxes Add Up Quickly

August 1, 2016

Regardless of what they’re called - grocery taxes, sugar taxes, soda taxes or meal taxes -  taxes on common grocery items all have one thing in common:…

The Soda Tax Reality

May 17, 2016

Soda taxes continue to be proposed as a solution to public health issues like obesity and diabetes even though it still holds true that taxes on common…

Richmond, Calif., Says No to a Soda Tax…Again

March 16, 2016

Yesterday, the Richmond, Calif., City Council rejected a measure to research placing a discriminatory beverage tax on the November ballot. This comes on…

Mexico Soda Tax “A Whopping Great Failure”

March 15, 2016

If the intention of Mexico’s soda tax was to make people healthier, then – as Katherine Rich wrote - it “has been a whopping great failure, and new…

Macleans Editorial Opposes Soda Tax

March 9, 2016

Recently, the Canadian Senate proposed a tax on both sugar-sweetened beverages as well as beverages with no or few calories. Macleans, a Canadian weekly…

In Mexico, Tax Fails to Whittle Waistlines

February 16, 2016

As new information emerges about Mexico’s soda tax, the data continues to show that it is not the solution activists claimed it would be. An attorney…