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New Op-Ed in U.S. News and World Report on Soda Taxes

This November, three California cities and Boulder, Colorado are set to vote on ballot initiatives that would impose hefty local excise taxes on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages. My colleague Morgan Scarboro and I have an op-ed in U.S. News & World Report today about how these proposals are unlikely to deliver on the promises proponents of these taxes make. From the op-ed: As the Tax Foundation notes in a 2012 report, a 10 percent soda tax could burden high income families by $24.
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