Could something like Philadelphia's soda tax be in Pennsylvania's 'fizz-cal' future?

Posted on September 15, 2016 | By Charles Thompson

Pennsylvania made headlines this summer when the Philadelphia City Council passed an ordinance imposing a city-wide excise tax on soft drinks and other sweetened drinks.

When it takes effect in January 2017, the tax on sugary and diet drinks is expected to start generating about $91 million annually, according to projections from Mayor Jim Kenney's office.

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