Boulder’s sugary drink tax will hurt small business aimed to improve health
BOULDER, Colo. -- A ballot issue passed in Boulder that is aimed to prevent health issues such as diabetes is actually hurting some businesses focused on helping prevent those health problems. Boulder voters approved ballot issue 2H, which will install a tax on distributors of sugary beverages. Local producers of kombucha and water kefir, considered to be healthy alternatives to soda, are subject to the excise tax.