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Mike Bloomberg on Seattle, WA Becoming 8th US City to Pass Soda Tax

Today Seattle joined the growing list of cities that are attacking obesity by taxing soda. That’s good news for Seattle’s health, and it helps build regional and national momentum for a policy whose time has come. Two years ago, no U.S. city or county had adopted a tax on sugary drinks. Now, eight have – and as it continues to prove successful, it will continue to spread.

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