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Beverage Tax

Sen. Sanders Should Refute His Support for Corporate Opposition to a Sugary Beverage Tax

Jim Kenney | Posted 04.23.2016 | Politics
Jim Kenney

Similar to the tobacco and alcohol advertising campaigns of old, the sugary beverage industry has long targeted low income minority communities. It's time they started giving back to the communities they have reaped million in profits from for decades.

The Storey Behind the Soda Tax

Derek Beres | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Derek Beres

The question I have for Dr Maureen Storey is a simple one: How do you look into a mirror and accept what faces you every day? Or do you just avoid sel...

Food Lobby Mobilizes, As Soda Tax Bubbles Up

HuffPost Investigative Fund | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

By Christine Spolar, Huffington Post Investigative Fund and Joseph Eaton, Staff Writer, Center for Public Integrity Washington lobbyists have been en...

Food Companies Fight Soda Tax Proposal Despite Staggering Obesity Epidemic (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held the first ever conference on obesity titled "The Weight Of The Nation." Obesity i...