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[…]

Should Sugary Drinks Be Taxed Like Cigarettes?

Should Sugary Drinks Be Taxed Like Cigarettes?

bjbj”9″9 JUDY WOODRUFF: Now: the campaign against sodas and sugary drinks in the name of public health, the most prominent example of late, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed banning the sale of sweetened drinks larger than 16 ounces at many venues. And, today, health officials and researchers from around the country are meeting Read more about Should Sugary Drinks Be Taxed Like Cigarettes?[…]

Why Australia Needs A Sugary Drinks Tax

Why Australia Needs A Sugary Drinks Tax

14.6 kilos – that’s how much sugar the average Australian soft drink lover is consuming every year, from soft drinks alone. This is leading to high rates of overweight and obesity, which in turn lead to type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. But there’s a simple way to reduce sugary drink consumption and Read more about Why Australia Needs A Sugary Drinks Tax[…]

Beverage Tax Protest

Beverage Tax Protest

HE’S BEEN MOSTLY ABSENT FROM THE BUDGET NEGOTIATIONS. DERRICK WAKELY WILL BE REPORTING FROM SPRINGFIELD TOMORROW THROUGH FRIDAY, THE END OF THE FISCAL YEAR. A PROTEST IN A LAWSUIT, A GROUP REPRESENTING GROCERY STORES, RESTAURANTS AND OTHER RETAILERS TOOK ACTIONS TO COOK — BLOCK COOK COUNTY SODA TAX. [ CHANTING ] Reporter: THE RALLYING CRY Read more about Beverage Tax Protest[…]

Massachusetts Beverage Association against taxing sugary drinks

Massachusetts Beverage Association against taxing sugary drinks

SANDERSON ACADEMY IN ASHFIELD. JULIANA: THE MASSACHUSETTS BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION SAYS TAXING SUGARY DRINKS COULD HURT BUSINESSES. 22NEWS REPORTER ALESSANDRA MARTINEZ LOOKED AT HOW A WELL- INTENTIONED TAX COULD HURT THE STATE’S ECONOMY. ALESSANDRA: THE STATE BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION SAY A PROPOSED TAX ON SUGAR-SWEETEND DRINKS WOULD HURT CITY ECONOMIES, AND THEY WANT TO STOP LAWMAKERS FROM Read more about Massachusetts Beverage Association against taxing sugary drinks[…]

Business Tit-Bits| Will Nirmalaji honour her promise?

Business Tit-Bits| Will Nirmalaji honour her promise?

Namaskar this is oculus vodka welcome to tidbits on business and finance with me the government's tendency to resort to tax terrorism and coercive collection of tax demands remains unabated and unmitigated the bosses in Delhi set up unrealistic and ambitious tax collection targets and harsh recovery measures are then initiated by the field officers Read more about Business Tit-Bits| Will Nirmalaji honour her promise?[…]