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Soft Drink Tax

Aldermen Discuss Proposal To Tax Sugary Soft Drinks

Experts on both sides of a proposal to impose an extra tax on soft drinks and other sugary beverages poured out their arguments for the City Council’s Health Committee on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

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Dr. Pepper Wins Exclusive Sponsorship Rights With Bears

Next time you buy a soft drink at Soldier Field, it won’t be Coke or Pepsi.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

Soft Drink Tax

Alderman Calls For Higher Tax On Soft Drinks

The Chicago alderman behind the city’s 5-cent tax on bottled water is now setting his sights on soda drinkers.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

A bottle of Coca-Cola, left, and Dr. Pepper are displayed in Palo Alto, Calif., Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. (Credit: AP)

Illinois Lawmakers Consider Excise Tax On Soft Drinks

Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would add an excise tax to soda pop.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011