Should Soda Be Taxed?

May 2006
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;5/8/2006, Vol. 68 Issue 24, p7
The article presents two views on the proposed taxation of soft drinks in the U.S. Some people say that children in the country drink too much sugar-filled soda, which threaten their health. They say soda should be taxed, or cost extra money, to discourage people from buying it. Others say a tax on soda would be unfair, since other sugary foods are not taxed.


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