Seattle soda tax is so bad, companies suggest customers leave city to buy beverages

Seattle soda tax is so bad, companies suggest customers leave city to buy beverages

[Ed. – I guess we’ll have to watch more of this for a while, as people who wouldn’t listen learn how unbelievably foolish the radical leftists they’ve elected really are.]

On January 1, Seattle had several new progressive laws go into effect. Along with mandatory paid sick leave, mandates for employers to post work schedules 14 days in advance, and severe restrictions on short-term rental platforms (Airbnb, VRBO, etc.), Seattle imposed a massive new soda tax — 1.75 cents per OUNCE on sugary drinks.

In response, at least one major retailer advertised in detail the reason for the significant increase in prices. …

Luckily, a solution presented itself right away, as Costco pointed out. Just head to the next town over to avoid the tax!

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