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Pepsi Pulls 12-Packs, 2-Liters From Shelves In Pa. Over ‘Soda Tax’

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Pepsi is pulling 2-liters and 12-packs of its products from Philadelphia grocery store shelves over the city’s new tax on sweetened drinks.

The company says in a statement it wants to offer products and package sizes that working families can better afford.

The 1.5-cent-per-ouce tax on sweetened and diet beverages is imposed at the distributor level. If fully passed onto the consumer, it amounts to $1.44 on a six-pack of 16-ounce bottles.

The company’s decision affects sodas like Pepsi and Mountain Dew, and other sweetened drinks like Gatorade and Lipton Iced Tea drinks.

http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2017/03/21/pepsi-pulls-12-packs-2-liters-from-shelves-in-pa-over-soda-tax/

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 Ukshep    14,513

This thread has been moved to the News & Current Events Forum!

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 Cinnamon    16,445

I thought it was because Pepsi contains stem cells... oh.. never mind!  smh

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