Soda Tax Unemployment Study

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A study on a key economic marker of the impact of Philadelphia’s beverage tax was published today in the scientific journal PLOS ONE. This study found that the unemployment rate in Philadelphia industries potentially affected by the beverage tax did not change in the year after the tax was implemented.

https://mailchi.mp/phila.gov/press-release-new-study-on-unemployment-claims-one-year-after-implementation-of-philadelphias-sweetened-beverage-tax?e=[UNIQID]