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Lessons Learned from Richmond Soda Tax

Last year, Richmond City Councilmember Jeff Ritterman and members of Fit for Life made a gallant effort towards reducing consumption of soda by imposing a 1 cent per ounce sugar sweetened beverage tax. It was a controversial move that generated heated discussions, strong opposition from the beverage companies and news coverage across the country. The Continue reading