Lifestyle Economics

The failure of Seattle’s ‘soda tax’ is resounding


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Christopher Snowdon quoted in the Daily Mail

Christopher Snowdon, IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics, has been quoted by the Daily Mail following news that a ‘soda tax’ in Seattle has led to a 7% increase in the volume of alcohol purchased.

Christopher was quoted as saying, “The good people of Seattle responded to a tax on sugary drinks by buying more beer.”

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