Harvard Researchers Say Philly Soda Tax Could Save $197 Million

Posted on May 3, 2016 | CBS Philly by Chelsea Lacey-Mabe

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — We’ve heard the commercials—the ones against the Philly soda tax. The American Beverage Association’s (ABA) No Philly Grocery Tax Coalition believes consumers shouldn’t have to pay the tax to help fund the city’s Universal Pre-K initiative, saying the tax targets the poor and could affect jobs.

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