Philly Soda Tax Study Sees Sales Dip, Public Health Impact Unclear

Philly Soda Tax Study Sees Sales Dip, Public Health Impact Unclear

OVERDOSE LAST YEAR IN PENNSYLVANIA, DOWN FROM 5600 IN 2017. THE CONTROVERSIAL PHILADELPHIA SODA TAX HAS REDUCED SALES OF SWEETEN DRINKS IN THE CITY ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY RELEASED FROM PENN MEDICINE. HEALTH REPORTER STEPHANIE STAHL IS LIVE FROM THE CBS-3 SAT CENTER WITH MORE ON THE NEW REPORT, STEPHANIE. REPORTER: WHILE SALES MIGHT Read more about Philly Soda Tax Study Sees Sales Dip, Public Health Impact Unclear[…]

Does A Soda Tax Really Help Fight Obesity?

Does A Soda Tax Really Help Fight Obesity?

Glucose, sucrose, high fructose! Sugar, you guys. It’s all so….taxing. Hey everyone, Laci Green here for DNews. Amidst all of the sensationalism about the “obesity epidemic”, there lies a very important nugget of information: Americans now consume 39% more added sugars in our food than we did 50 years ago. Particularly, we consume waaaaay more Read more about Does A Soda Tax Really Help Fight Obesity?[…]

Boulder begins taxing sugar sweetened drinks

Boulder begins taxing sugar sweetened drinks

ANY WAY.>>>IT TASTE SO GOOD. OBESITY AND DIABETES LEAD TO RISING HEALTHCARE COSTS, MOST PEOPLE ARE BLAMING SUGARY DRINKS. TODAY THE SUGARY DRINK TAX TAKES EFFECT IN BOULDER.>>Reporter: HERE AT GROCERY STORES, IN BOULDER, COLORADO, UC NATURAL AND HEALTHY WRITTEN ON EVERYTHING. STARTING TODAY, EVEN IF IT SAYS ORGANIC, IF IT HAS SUGAR IN IT, Read more about Boulder begins taxing sugar sweetened drinks[…]

Soda tax?

Soda tax?

(upbeat music) – The soda tax is a tax on retail purchases of soda, whether from a store or from a restaurant. In the case of Berkeley, it would be one cent per ounce. In the case of San Francisco, it would be two cents per ounce. – [Narrator] What’s the key argument of each Read more about Soda tax?[…]

State Lawmakers Consider Taxing Soda, Sugary Drinks

State Lawmakers Consider Taxing Soda, Sugary Drinks

WEARING A BOMB BELT AT THE MAIN TRAIN STATION. THERE WAS A SMALL EXPLOSION DURING THE INCIDENT, BUT NO ONE ELSE WAS HURT.>. AND NEW AT 5:30, STATE LAWMAKERS CONSIDERING THE NEW SODA TAX. THE HIGHER THE SUGAR CONTENT OF THE DRINK T HIGHER YOU’LL PAY — THE HIGHER YOU’LL PAY. THE BILL’S SPONSOR SAYS Read more about State Lawmakers Consider Taxing Soda, Sugary Drinks[…]