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The details in the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendments of Revenue Laws Act explains that the tax is fixed at 2.1 cents per gram of the sugar content that exceeds four grams per 100ml‚ which means the first teaspoon of sugar in 100ml is levy free.
originally posted by: BeefNoMeat
a reply to: GreenGunther
I would think somewhere in the bowels of ATS there’s some discussion about Florida’s sugar industry, possibly a thread on Big Sugar’s anti-egg/natural fats campaign.
If this place is completely insufferable after the mid-terms I won’t bother, but if after Tuesday I find some time to get on the desktop, I’ll search and see what ATS has on it (blackballing eggs*) and take time to put together a thread. Whether your comment was genuine, I still appreciate the impetus.
*Being a kid of the ‘80s/‘90s, I remember the “Got Milk” commercials and always wondered why milk was good and eggs were bad. It made little-to-any sense. It makes sense now 25 years later...
originally posted by: Plotus
Ya know, for me a soda is a treat. One I have occasionally. Maybe once a month or so, maybe longer. Not guzzling can after can all day long. Those who do know the health detriments and must fully take responsibility for their behavior.
It don't make them good or bad, it makes them susceptible to a host of health maladies.