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    A study from the Archives of Internal Medicine shows a soda tax — like the one turned down by Philadelphia City Counci earlier this year — wouldn’t have much of a health benefit.

    As Carolyn Beeler reports, a soda tax would most likely push soda drinks to cheaper soft drinks, which typiclally have more sugar and calories. The potential benefit of the tax: an average of three-quarters of a pound lost per middle class American.

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