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Soda industry steals page from tobacco to combat taxes on sugary drinks

The industry is now pushing statewide measures that strip cities and towns of their ability to tax soda. Measures are on the ballot in Washington and Oregon. Two of the largest exhibits at the October ... read more

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

But the sweetened-beverage industry is not about to go away quietly. Ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, the soda industry poured millions of dollars into fighting taxes on sugary drinks ... page fro... read more

Coca-Cola and Pepsi’s deceptive tactic to stop soda taxes worked in Washington state

The basic idea behind the taxes is this: Making drinks ... beverage makers’ bottom line at a time when soda sales are already flagging. In an effort to prevent more taxes from being enacted, beverage ... read more

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(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


World health officials want super-size tax on soda and sugary drinks, but are countries ready to swallow that?

A soda tax would help people meet this goal, the WHO argued in a 36-page report. When sugary drinks are more ... scare tactics used by the tobacco industry," they wrote. In particular, they cited the ... 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

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

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



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