Advertising Age Article Abstract
Beverage Group Calls New York Tax Proposal a 'Money Grab'
Says Governor's Proposed 'Obesity Tax' Would Hurt Consumers, Risk Jobs
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Beverage marketers have little appetite for a new tax on full-calorie soda, and say New York consumers will feel the same way. Facing a $15 billion budget gap, New York Gov. David Patterson included a 15% tax on the sugar-sweetened drinks in a list that included other tax proposals and spending cuts. ...