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Washington Post Columnist’s Compelling Critique of England’s New “Sugary Drink” Tax

On March 16, England’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced during his report to the House of Commons that an excise tax will be imposed on soda products and other “sugary drinks.” In today’s Washington Post (which, by the way, editorially endorsed the concept of a tax on sugary product in the U.S. last November), columnist Catherine Rampell offered a compelling critique of England’s new nanny tax..... (click here to continue reading)

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