Several municipalities across the US are looking into benefits and side effects of soda taxes that have recently passed or are now going into effect.
An appeals court hears arguments Wednesday on the future of Philadelphia's landmark tax on sweetened drinks.
Three cities in California, as well as Boulder, Colo., adopted taxes on sugary drinks, a move aimed at combating obesity.
Three California cities are voting on one-cent-per-ounce soda taxes, while Boulder, Colorado's two-cent-per-fluid-ounce tax would be the highest in the country.
New York's highest court decided on Thursday that the city's health department could not impose a cap on the size of sugary drinks.
New York City's ban on sugary beverages was struck down in appeals court Tuesday.