It's going to cost a lot more to buy sugary drinks in Cook County. The penny-per-ounce tax went into effect overnight. However, the future of the tax is uncertain after the Illinois Retail Merchants Association on Tuesday appealed a judge's dismissal of a lawsuit to bar the tax.
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A 2-liter of pop you're picking up for the Fourth of July picnic will be a lot more expensive this summer, as Cook County rolls out a new penny-per-ounce tax on a wide variety of sugar- and artificially-sweetened beverages.