WGN: Cook County Board Approves Repeal Of Soda Tax

 

The Chicago-area’s penny-per-ounce tax on soda and sweetened drinks was repealed Wednesday after a monthslong conflict that included a court battle and millions of dollars’ worth of television ads on both sides.

 

The Cook County Board voted 15-2 to end the tax starting Dec. 1. The vote came just more than two months after the tax took effect Aug. 2.

 

Read More: http://wgntv.com/2017/10/11/vote-to-repeal-cook-county-soda-tax-expected-today/

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