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Chicago small business owners celebrate soda tax repeal

Chicago small business owners celebrate soda tax repeal

After months of facing plummeting sales since the Chicago-area’s contentious penny-per-ounce tax on soda and sweetened beverages was enacted, small business owners were finally able to rejoice with the Cook County Board’s decision to repeal the tax Oct. 11. The board voted 15-2 to repeal the tax on sweetened beverages starting Dec. 1. The vote […]