Washington, DC Council Member Withdraws Soda Tax Proposal Amid Pushback

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Legislation that would have created a new soda tax in the district is officially dead. It doesn't have enough support to move forward. That's what D C council member Brianne Nadeau said on social media, announcing that she's withdrawing the bill that would have replaced the city's current sales tax on sugary drinks. With the 1.5 cent per ounce excise tax on sweetened Beverages Council member Mary Che was on board with it, the CDC has said. If you try one single policy to address obesity in Children, a soda tax would be there because there's a direct correlation, but it's a tough sell. With many small market owners still struggling from the pandemic, Some said any new Texas could be devastating for business right

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