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Study: 97 percent of Seattle soda tax passed on to consumers

KIRO 7 News

A report from University of Washington estimates that nearly 100 percent of Seattle’s new tax on sweetened beverages has been passed on to consumers through higher in-store prices.  Story highlights research by Jessica Jones-Smith, an associate professor in nutritional sciences, health services and epidemiology in the UW School of Public Health.

January 8, 2019