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Beverage industry, allies start campaign to stop spread of Seattle's soda tax

Mar 01, 2018 - The Seattle Times

After watching Seattle's soda tax take effect last month, the beverage industry and its allies have begun an initiative campaign aimed at stopping other Washington communities from adopting similar taxes.

"Yes! To Affordable Groceries" registered as a ballot committee Monday with the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission.

The committee is sponsored by the American Beverage Association and supported by organizations including the Korean American Grocers Association, Washington...