Do Soda Taxes Create Healthier Communities?

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Do Soda Taxes Create Healthier Communities?

Data from Philadelphia tells the story.

If a city adds a tax on soda to raise revenue or discourage soda consumption, what is the best way to do it?

Philadelphia’s experience illustrates the promise and the pitfalls: People bought fewer sweet beverages in the city, but many went outside city limits to buy their pop.

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