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Sugar taxes: Sweet success or a sorry story? It usually depends who you ask... Pic:getty/bopav

Sugar taxes: The global picture

By Rachel Arthur, Elaine Watson, Stephen Daniells, Gary Scattergood, Niamh Michail

Sugar taxes continue to hit the headlines, but the introduction of new legislation is never straight-forward. We take a look at 20 countries around the globe where sugar taxes have been in the news.

Products containing CBD do not provide a ‘high’ as often associated with marijuana and can be sold anywhere in the US.

Sprig CBD sodas expand to nine states

By Beth Newhart

After being one of the earliest developers of THC-infused beverages, California-based Sprig entered the CBD market this year with a line of CBD sparkling sodas. These sodas are now sold at retailers in nine states.

SodaStream celebrated the deal by promoting a 20% off sale on its website on Monday. Pic: ©GettyImages/champlifezy@gmail.com

PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2bn

By Beth Newhart

PepsiCo announced Monday that it has acquired Israel-based SodaStream International for $144 per share in a deal valued at $3.2 billion.

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