CHICAGO — A lawsuit seeking to invalidate Chicago’s new 5-cent tax on individual bottles of water was filed here Friday by the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, the Illinois Food Retailers Association, the International Bottled Water Association and the American Beverage Association. The tax that took effect Jan. 1 was designed to encourage tap water consumption and subsequently reduce plastic bottled water waste. It’s also projected to help offset declines in revenue from the city’s ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.