Fawu to march against sugar tax | South Africa Today

The Food and Allied Workers’ Union (Fawu) will march to the National Treasury in Pretoria on Monday to protest against the pending introduction of a sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) tax, now referred to as the sugar tax. “The determination to mount this march was informed by [the] admission from the Treasury and their researchers that there […]

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Sugar tax suit leaves pre-K future in limbo

Mayor Kenney is betting big on a courtroom victory this winter. As a judge weighs whether to uphold Philadelphia’s sweetened-beverage tax, the city has already spent nearly $12 million on a prekindergarten program that the levy is designed to support. Hundreds of families have signed up to send kids to classrooms in January, coinciding with the tax’s debut.

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