Posts Tagged ‘soda taxes’

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    Is Obesity the Government’s Business?

    Feb 16, 12 • 577 Views • No Comments

    To fight obesity, do you support government funded weight loss education? Soda taxes? Mandatory menu calorie counts? Banned bake sales? A recent Intelligence Squared debate provided several answers. The evening focused on the proposition,  “Obesity...  [read more]

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    Soda Wars

    Oct 8, 10 • 271 Views • No Comments

    In “the soda wars,” who is fighting whom? Past news articles refer to state legislative attempts to tax sugary soft drinks. Now, a NY Times article focuses on how New York City is trying to bar use of food stamps for sugary soft drinks. The...  [read more]