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Big Soda scores victory as Chicago-area tax repealed

Reuters Wednesday, 11 October 2017 ()
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Government officials in Chicago's home county voted on Wednesday to repeal a tax on sugary drinks, a win for a soda industry that has faced criticism from public health officials who link excessive consumption to health epidemics like obesity.
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News video: Chicago ‘Soda Tax’ Officially Repealed

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Passed last year to combat obesity and health issues, the ‘Chicago Soda Tax’ has officially been repealed. On Wednesday, the Cook County board committee voted 15-2 to repeal the tax on soda, following many months of complaints from stores and small business owners. The board warned that the...

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