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Big Soda And The Ballot: Soda Industry Takes Cues From Tobacco To Combat Taxes

Taxing soda is an increasingly popular approach to raising revenue while combating obesity, which affects 40 percent of American adults. But the sweetened-beverage industry is not about to go away qui... read more

New Physical Activity Guidelines Urge Americans: Move More, Sit Less

So, if you take the stairs instead of the elevator, and it takes you ... the sweetened-beverage industry is not about to go away quietly. Ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the soda industry poured ... read more

Soda taxes gain acceptance, city by revenue-hungry city

But this month, voters in San Francisco, Oakland and Albany, California, as well as Boulder, Colorado, stunned the industry by approving ballot measures in favor of soda taxes ... industry “Big Soda,” ... read more

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Labeling the Danger in Soda

There’s been a lot of attention lately on soda taxes. Britain’s Conservative government put ... It quickly came under challenge by a lawsuit, not yet resolved, from the beverage industry. “Every study ... read more


City leaders push soda tax to fund early childhood education

The administration of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg pushed a Big Gulp tax on large sugary drinks to combat obesity ... or with cities that have approved soda taxes. In addition, the sof... read more



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