Chicago latest US city to fizzle out soft drink tax

Soft drink companies in the United States are breathing a sigh of relief after a county in Chicago became the latest area to overturn a tax on fizzy drinks.

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    Soft drink companies in the United States are breathing a sigh of relief after a county in Chicago became the latest area to overturn a tax on fizzy drinks.

     

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Chicago.


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