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Seattle Joins Cities Taxing Sugary Drinks

This week, Seattle became the ninth area in the United States to pass a sugary drink tax--learn more here.


sugarydrinkpic.PNGSugary drink tax momentum continues to grow across the country. With Seattle passing it's sugary drink tax 7-1 in a vote on Monday with the city council, it now will impose a 1.75-cents-per-ounce levy on distributors. Learn more about the campaign efforts in Seattle by the coalition in this Huffington Post story. Congratulations, Seattle!

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