BOSTON (WHDH) - Bay State lawmakers are considering taxing sugary drinks.
The tax would be applied to beverages with more than five grams of sugar.
The bill would impose a one or two cent tax per once.
Under the proposal there would be a tiered system, with a higher tax for drinks that contain higher amounts of sugar.
The proceeds would got to a fund promoting children’s health.
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