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Have you ever heard of unintended consequences? The poor who will be hardest hit by this new tax will have less money to purchase healthy fruits and vegetables. Increasing the price of soda will increase obesity, type 2 diabetes, and tooth decay — among the poor. The rich? They won’t notice the difference. Don’t the poor have enough to deal with? Let’s not screw them over even more.

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