Soda Tax Drives Down Sales In Berkeley, Calif. According to interviews conducted before and after Berkeley imposed a tax on sugary drinks, the tax is having the desired effect. People reported drinking 20 percent fewer sugar-sweetened drinks after the tax went into effect.

Soda Tax Drives Down Sales In Berkeley, Calif.

Soda Tax Drives Down Sales In Berkeley, Calif.

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According to interviews conducted before and after Berkeley imposed a tax on sugary drinks, the tax is having the desired effect. People reported drinking 20 percent fewer sugar-sweetened drinks after the tax went into effect.