Independent Connecticut Soda Manufacturer Protests Soda Tax Proposal

March 11, 2019

Avery's Beverages, an independent soda manufacturer based in New Britain, CT, has produced a limited edition soda brand, "Don't Tax Me Ned!", in protest of a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont proposed in his FY 2020-2021 budget, according to The Connecticut PostThe manufacturer posted about the soda brand and the tax on its Facebook page.


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Case Study Suggests Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes Effectively Reduces Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption

Feb. 27, 2019
A study conducted by public health researchers affiliated with various University of California campuses that was published in the American Journal of Public Health indicated ...