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Study: Soda Tax Linked to a 50 Percent Reduction in Sugary Drink Consumption

3 Mar, 2019 | 23:58h | UTC

Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption 3 Years After the Berkeley, California, Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax – American Journal of Public Health (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Sugary drink tax tied to drop in soda consumption – Reuters (free) AND Three years into soda tax, sugary drink consumption down more than 50 percent in Berkeley – University of California – Berkeley (free) AND U.S. Soda Taxes Work, Studies Suggest — But Maybe Not As Well As Hoped – NPR (free)

Related: Fiscal policies for diet and the prevention of noncommunicable diseases – World Health Organization (free) AND  The Lancet taskforce on NCDs and economics (free series and commentaries) W.H.O. Urges Tax on Sugary Drinks to Fight Obesity – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND Mexico’s sugar tax leads to fall in consumption for second year running – The Guardian (free) AND To improve global health, tax the things that are killing us – Financial Times (free policies, articles and commentaries) AND Reducing cardiovascular disease burden through targeted dietary policies (free study and commentaries) AND Fiscal policies for the prevention of diseases (free study and commentary) AND The potential impact of food taxes and subsidies on cardiovascular disease and diabetes burden and disparities (free) AND Sugar Tax: Why Health Experts Want it But Politicians and Industry are Resisting (free)


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