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Soda sales fall in Philadelphia

05/16/2019
Soda sales fall in Philadelphia

Soda sales have taken a hard hit in Philadelphia after the city implemented a tax on the sugary beverages.

According to USA Today, the city’s new tax has caused a “significant and substantial decline” in soda sales. According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, neighboring city soda sales have grown.

In total, however, sales fell by 38% even when factoring in the increase of sales in neighboring areas, according to the article.

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