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The Taxing Effects of Sugar in Soda

800px-SodasRichmond, California was the first city in the state to place a soda tax on the ballot. El Monte in southern California soon followed with a similar levy. Both Measures N and H failed to pass, but voters across the country and within our practice paid close attention to the issues they raised.

Soda, juice, flavored milk, and sports drinks are the number one sources of added sugar in children’s diets today. As we move past election season, let’s revisit why sugary drinks have such taxing effects on the youngest of consumers: (more…)

December 3, 2012 at 4:29 pm 2 comments


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