There’s been a lot of talk about the Seattle Sugary Drink tax, and businesses wonder who is going to benefit, and who is going to foot the bill. Take the Pop Quiz...
What is TRUE about the tax and what is FALSE?
Roll over each statement to find out the answer
The tax supports Seattle communities, not the soda industry.
- Silver et al. Changes In Prices, Sales, Consumer Spending, and Beverage Consumption One Year After A Tax On Sugar-Sweetened Beverages In Berkeley, California, US: A Before-And-After Study. 2017.
- Wright et al. Policy lessons from health taxes: A systematic Review of Empirical studies. 2017.
- Rudd Center. Sugary Drink Marketing To Youth: Some Progress But Much Room to Improve. 2014.