Philadelphia Expected To Become First Major City To Approve Soda TaxPhiladelphia is set to become the first major American city with a soda tax despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it.
Proposed Connecticut Soda Tax Stirs DebateUnder the proposed law, a 20-ounce soda would cost 20 cents more.
New Haven Mayor Proposes Statewide Soda Tax To Fight ObesityMayor Toni Harp says a 2 percent tax on high-calorie sugary drinks would reduce sales of the beverage and generate about $144 million in revenue.
Millions Spent On Lobbyists Over NY Soda TaxThe American Beverage Association reportedly led lobbying in the state with nearly $13 million and helped defeat an effort to put a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks.

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