NEW ARTICLE: AMA Stops Short of Backing Soda Tax

AMA Stops Short of Backing Soda Tax

“America’s largest physician organization recommended on Wednesday that taxes levied on sugar-sweetened sodas be used to fight the country’s growing obesity crisis.

But the policy statement adopted by the American Medical Association‘s House of Delegates meeting in Chicago fell short of outright support for taxing sugar-sweetened beverages to control use of these products. Two recommendations to support such taxes put before the group’s policy-making body in prior meetings failed to pass…”

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