Sugary beverage tax stirs up debate

New tax legislation could make buying sugary soft drinks costlier in Rhode Island, and it’s stirring up a debate over the measure’s potential positive effects on health and negative effects on the economy. Matching bills in the House and Senate call for a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on bottled and canned sugary drinks such as soda, sports…

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