US states with more convenience stores less likely to have a ‘sugar tax’ Posted byJosh 6th December 201619th October 2018 We find that adult obesity and voter ideology positively influences the disfavoring of [sugary drinks], while the number of convenience stores per capita make it more likely that soda is treated like food sold for home consumption. Read the paper Liked that?Subscribe and get new posts right in your inbox once a week. SUBSCRIBE! Yay! You have subscribed!