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Some Chicago Merchants Confused By New Tax On Sugary Sodas

August 2, 2017: 12:00 AM EST
Walgreens recently angered Chicago customers by mistakenly applying new – as of August 2 – “sweetened beverage tax” to purchases of La Croix sparkling water. The controversial penny-per-ounce tax hikes price of 2-liter bottle of soda by 68 cents.
Kelly Bauer, Linze Rice, Alisa Hauser and Mina Bloom , "LaCroix Lovers Angry After Walgreens Wrongfully Taxes Their Drink (Again)", DNAinfo, August 02, 2017, © DNAinfo
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