Soda Tax Law Passed In Philadelphia...What's Next?

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After years of debate, taxes on sugary soft drinks have passed. Today, Jim Kenney, the city's mayor took a different approach to politics in one of the poorest and largest cities in America to boost revenue. The Philadelphia tax of 1.5 cents an ounce will be applied to artificially sweetened drinks sold in the city. The goal...increase prices and reduce the sales of sugary beverages. This sounds cool but sit for a minute and think about it, a six-pack of 16-ounce bottles would go up $1.44. Do you think this is worth it? Or better yet, will the extra tax dollars be used to benefit the children? Or is it another political stunt to conduct