Could a tax on sugary drinks help Americans avoid the fiscal cliff?
Compiled by Lois M. Collins, Deseret News
Published: Friday, Nov. 30 2012 5:20 p.m. MST
Some believe lawmakers should consider taxing sugary drinks to help avoid falling off the so-called fiscal cliff. The nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest said a penny-an-ounce tax would yield $160 billion over 10 years.
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