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Soda Tax Debates: An Analysis of News Coverage of the 2013 Soda Tax Proposal in Telluride, Colorado

In 2013, Telluride, Colo., proposed a tax on sugary drinks that would require local business owners to pay the city one cent per ounce of sugar-sweetened beverages sold. The proposed tax did not pass, but generated a large amount of news coverage and controversy. This report evaluates the news coverage the proposal generated, examining the More

Date: October 2014

Resource Type: Report

Focus Areas: Beverages Pricing & Economics