After Berkeley soda tax, consumption fell among low-income

In a study of Berkeley’s first-in-the-nation soda tax, researchers found that lower-income residents had reduced their consumption by 21 percent, compared to the pre-tax days and drank far more water, the Los Angeles Times reported. The study, published Tuesday in the American Journal of Public Health, looked at the impact of the tax in the first five months after it… » Read More

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