Four Cities Passed Soda Taxes – A Blow to Big Soda

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Four American cities – San Francisco, Albany, Oakland and Boulder – have now passed soda taxes. These are all the cities that voted for soda taxes, and they all passed in landslide victories, in a devastating blow to the soda industry.

This shows how more and more people are becoming aware of the damaging effects of sugary beverages, and that governmental intervention, similar to taxes on cigarettes, may be needed to fight rising unhealth:

Vox: In a Devastating Blow to the Beverage Industry, 4 Cities Passed Soda Taxes

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  1. gbl
    It's Dr. Banting day. But they neglected to mention the food aspect.

    https://www.google.ca/webhp?hl=en&ictx=2&sa=X&ved=0ahU...

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