Philadelphia’s soda tax has reduced soft-drink sales and raised $130M for preschool

Philadelphia’s pop tax has generated more than $130 million that’s paying for free preschool programs and other community services.

Philadelphia’s soda tax has reduced soft-drink sales and raised $130M for preschool

Research found that Philadelphia's tax led to a 38 percent decline in sugary soda and diet drink sales, even taking into account an increase in nearby towns.


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