Soda tax does appear to reduce consumption after all, economist says

The 21 percent decline in consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) following implementation of a soda tax in Berkeley “has important public health implications, providing I think the strongest evidence so far that a tax would reduce SSB consumption,” writes Parke Wilde, an associate professor at Tuft’s Friedman School of Nutrition at his blog U.S. Food Policy.… » Read More

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