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Tax a Cola, Improve Life for San Francisco's Children

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 06.02.2014 | Home
Jeff Ritterman, MD

In San Francisco, the communities with the highest hospitalization rates for type-2 diabetes are the same communities with the highest rates of soda consumption. Type-2 diabetes is far more costly and far more regressive than any soda tax ever could be.

Tax a Cola, Save the Planet

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 05.26.2014 | Green
Jeff Ritterman, MD

A simple policy change like the Soda Tax can help us waste less water, lower our GHG production, and lessen the pollution of our air, water and soil. It's a win-win-win: a win for the environment, a win for our children, and a win for our communities.

Coke Retires Certain Kind Of Glass Bottles

Posted 10.10.2012 | Home

On Tuesday, the Coca-Cola bottling plant in Winona, Minn. filled its last-ever lot of soda bottled in returnable six-and-a-half ounce glass bottles. T...

Water Bottle Deposits To Start This Fall In NY

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Mandatory deposits on water bottles are expected to start this fall in New York, while the Paterson administration considers chan...