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4 years 7 months ago

Small soda taxes don't dent obesity

A new study shows small taxes on soda do little to reduce soft drink consumption or prevent childhood obesity. The study is based on a 2004 health survey of children. It found that soda taxes, averaging about 4 cents on the dollar, didn't make much difference in consumption except...

4 years 8 months ago

Candy tax confusion

A candy confusion is popping up across Colorado. Buinesses that sell sweet treats are trying to figure out which sweets fall under the new law for taxing. Starting May first, candy and soda will cost you 2.9% more in Colorado. Governor Bill Ritter signed the bill into law a...

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