Nanny state disapproval: Manipulating your diet through taxation

posted by
November 16, 2011
Future of Freedom Foundation
by Fergus Hodgson  
Posted in Commentary

"Twenty-six states intrude on our nutritional decisions by taxing soda at a higher rate than other groceries, and seventeen states do the same for candy. As if that were not bad enough in 'the land of the free,' legislators continue to push for new and heftier taxes in this realm, with new soda taxes pending in fourteen states." (11/15/11)

http://www.fff.org/comment/com1111m.asp  

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