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Judge Throws Out Soda Tax Lawsuit

Cook County residents will be paying a little more for pop and other sugary drinks. A judge threw out a lawsuit today challenging the county’s sweetened beverage tax. The penny per ounce tax was supposed to take effect July 1 but was put on hold as part of a lawsuit.

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Cook County residents will be paying a little more for pop and other sugary drinks. A judge threw out a lawsuit today challenging the county’s sweetened beverage tax. The penny per ounce tax was supposed to take effect July 1 but was put on hold as part of a lawsuit.

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