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

Soda makers "are happy to take a page from their playbook." That's because for years, tobacco ... create a statewide tax on sugary drinks. A show of financial force Soda makers have plenty of money fo... read more

The Mexican Soda Tax

The beverage industry took out full-page ... taxes as a tool to fight obesity is an old idea in the public health community. Some health experts have argued that just as tobacco taxes helped reduce th... read more

PepsiCo: The Soda Tax Is The Opportunity

While positioned by proponents as a fight to reduce obesity, a soda tax offers local and state governments much needed tax revenues. Fighting the soda tax with industry ... of sugary drinks will disco... read more

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Soda Companies Turning to Low- and Middle-Income Countries to Replace Sagging U.S. Soda Sales

With soda sales in a tailspin in the United States, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are borrowing a page from the tobacco industry playbook and investing heavily to boost consumption in low- and middle-income c... read more

World Health Organization Supports Taxes On Sugar Drinks To Curb Obesity

The Philadelphia tax is coming soon — if it survives a beverage industry legal ... that more places could fight obesity and other ailments by making sugary drinks more expensive. The WHO’s suggestion ... read more

Voters Across The Country Will Weigh Health-Related Ballot Questions

(Evich, 11/4) Kaiser Health News: Soda Industry Steals Page From Tobacco To Combat Taxes On Sugary Drinks In the run-up to the midterm elections, the soda industry has poured millions of dollars into ... read more

Berkeley City Council Votes to Put Soda Tax Measure on November Ballot

The Berkeley City Council has voted unanimously to place a one-cent-per ounce soda tax measure ... that the fight against soda drink is similar to the fight against tobacco in that medical studies are ... read more

Taxing sugar drinks

Well, we already have taxes on liquor and tobacco, so going for ... against the billion-dollar global beverage industry, striking at the heart of its consumer base, which is America where rising consu... read more

US blocks UN health panel from backing taxes on sugar drinks

GENEVA (AP) — The Trump administration has torpedoed a plan to recommend higher taxes on sugary drinks, forcing a World Health Organization panel to back off the U.N. agency's previous call for such t... read more

Both sides in soda-tax fight make urgent push to reach voters

Whether Wechsler was sandbagging to get people to vote, a defeat in Santa Fe would be a setback for the soda tax movement, which for years was overpowered by the beverage industry ... of taxing sugary ... read more

Editorial: When market share is threatened, big soda companies fight to win

That’s a sad, though hardly surprising, statement on the industry’s priorities. This year in Santa Fe, N.M., a local proposition asked voters to accept a 2 cents-per-ounce tax on soft ... effects of s... read more

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