Category Archives: Soda Tax

California eyes penny-per-ounce tax on sodas and energy drinks to combat child obesity

“Taxes shouldn’t be a tool for social engineering or an instrument to penalize Californians for doing nothing wrong.” Continue reading

Sugar drinks levy: More interference won’t end obesity

“The medical profession would be better served by figuring out effective ways of treating the relatively small minority who are really seriously overweight. Leave the rest of us to enjoy our little indulgences in peace.” Continue reading

Cambridge, Mass considering Bloomberg-style soda ban

But “the Public Health Department is still unsure whether such a regulation is prudent.” Continue reading