FRANCE: Energy drinks tax ruled discriminatory

Todd, Stuart
September 2014
Aroq - Just-Drinks.com (Global News);9/25/2014, p6
Market Research Report
The article presents a reprint of the article which appeared on just-drinks.com on September 22, 2014. Topics reported include the Constututional Council's discriminatory ruling of a tax on Red Bull energy drinks in France as other energy drinks with the same caffeine content are not covered, and the ample time for the legislator to review the declaration of unconstitutionality. Also mentioned is the tax's link to a future bill to support the country's social security system.


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