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The Hawaiian tax proposal on bottled water: discriminatory and unfair to consumers

A tax on bottled water has been proposed in Hawaii, similar to one that was implemented last year in Chicago.

These taxes single out an industry that is healthy, safe and provides consumers with a choice over many unhealthy beverages.

Hawaii calls its proposed tax a 5-cents-per-container “surcharge” on bottled water produced or distributed in-state.

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Bottled vs. tap vs. bottled

The Oakland Press published an opinion piece by Gordon McEvoy outlining the differences between tap and bottled water, along with the differences between bottled products themselves.

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Taxes, not a good idea for Chicago

The Windy City has put a 5-cent tax on each container of bottled water sold there. Whether this tax will actually hold water is another story, as the move will likely be challenged in court.

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Green is American

NBC says Green is Universal. We hope so, and it’s plain to see Americans are making strides.

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Bottled Water - small water use, big health benefits

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