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2 Leading Health Organizations Urge Government to Enact Soda Taxes
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March 26, 2019
The American Heart Association and The American Academy of Pediatrics are urging legislators across the country to tax soda and…
California Becomes First State to Pass Bill for Healthier Kids' Meals
August 24, 2018
California has been the first state to pass a bill requiring that default drink options in kids' meals be limited…
The Chocolate Tax: Surcharges on Sweet Foods Could Reduce Consumption 7%, Finds New Study
April 26, 2018
A new study finds taxes on sweet snack foods such as chocolate and cakes, could have the same impact as…
The Soda Industry’s Panicked Downward Spiral
November 8, 2016
Leaked Clinton campaign emails reveal Coca-Cola tried to influence the presidential nominee to support the soda industry instead of a…
England to Tax Sugary Beverages and Snacks Sold in Hospitals in Effort to Curb Obesity Epidemic
January 19, 2016
Britain’s National Health Service says sugar is ruining the health of millions, and it’s now going to take drastic measures…
October 10, 2014
San Francisco and Berkeley, California may soon become the first two U.S. cities to tax soft drinks and sodas.
August 6, 2014
New research shows that when it comes to obesity, if you don't give up your junk food diet, more fruits…
November 1, 2013
Increasing the price of soda and junk food is part of Mexico's national plan to fight obesity.